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Re: CSS selectors and xml:id

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 9 May 2005 13:34:52 +0200
Message-ID: <1317549881.20050509133452@w3.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, www-style@w3.org, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org

On Sunday, May 8, 2005, 8:30:41 PM, Ian wrote:

IH> In fact, the entire concept of "requiring xml:id support in CSS" is
IH> meaningless to me. UAs will support a technology or not, there's no point
IH> in a technology saying you must also support another technology, unless
IH> that technology is a pre-requisite for implementing the former.

IH> xml:id is completely tangential to CSS.

Not really. CSS can

a) require xml:id support
b) requires that if CSS is supported AND xml:id is supported THEN xml:id
be treated as ID for the purpose of selectors
c) forbid xml:id support
d) leave it wooly and ambiguous

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
Received on Monday, 9 May 2005 11:35:33 UTC

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