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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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CC: <www-international@w3.org>
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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.

Received on Saturday, 19 January 2013 13:29:57 UTC

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