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RE: IE4's handling of escape characters in CSS class names

From: Chris Wilson <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 1998 09:38:54 -0700
Message-ID: <C35556591D34D111BB5600805F1961B90508FF15@red-msg-47.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "'Jonas Salling'" <salling@cooper.xanthus.se>, www-style@w3.org
IE4 does not support escaping characters as per the CSS spec at all.

-Chris

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Jonas Salling [SMTP:salling@cooper.xanthus.se]
> Sent:	Thursday, April 16, 1998 6:23 AM
> To:	www-style@w3.org
> Subject:	IE4's handling of escape characters in CSS class names
> 
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but IE4 may have a problem with escaped
> characters
> is class names.
> 
> Consider the following HTML/CSS document:
> 
> -------------------
> 
> <!doctype HTML public "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Frameset//EN">
> <HTML>
> <HEAD>
> <TITLE>Title</TITLE>
> <STYLE TYPE="TEXT/CSS" >
> span.My\0020Style {
>  font-family: "Arial", sans-serif;
>  font-weight: bold;
> }
> </STYLE>
> </HEAD>
> <BODY>
> <P>a <SPAN class="My Style" >b</SPAN> c
> </BODY>
> </HTML>
> 
> --------------------
> 
> In IE4 (Windows) the rule isn't matched, so "a", "b", and "c" all look the
> same.
> 
> BTW: I've tried variants like class="My\0020Style" to no avail.
> 
> Am I missing something here (Håkon, Bert)? Is there a workaround (Chris
> Wilson)?
> 
> --
> salling@xanthus.se
> Senior Software Engineer
> Xanthus' iWrite
Received on Friday, 24 April 1998 12:39:00 GMT

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