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

From: Jonas Salling <salling@cooper.xanthus.se>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 1998 18:10:13 +0100
Message-Id: <98Apr24.193109gmt+0100.28710-1@mimer.upnet.se>
To: "Chris Wilson" <cwilso@microsoft.com>, <www-style@w3.org>
The question is: does it support _any_ kind of escaping at all?

/ jonas



>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 13:12:24 GMT

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