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RE: I18N-ISSUE-239: Selecting attributes using Selectors [ITS-20]

From: Yves Savourel <ysavourel@enlaso.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2013 06:29:25 -0700
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> http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-its20-20121206/#d0e2257
> It's sometimes necessary to select attributes, for example to declare 
> them translatable or untranslatable (it's bad practice to have translatable 
> attributes, but HTML has a few of them anyway).
> Selectors don't provide a way to do that - the attribute selectors described 
> in the Selectors spec enable selection of elements by the values of 
> their attributes, but not selection of the attributes themselves. 
> When using Selectors in ITS, how would one select attributes?

This seems to be one more reason to drop the CSS Selectors option from ITS.


cheers,
-yves
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