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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 10:30:30 -0700
Message-ID: <C35556591D34D111BB5600805F1961B90508FF18@red-msg-47.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "'Jonas Salling'" <salling@cooper.xanthus.se>, www-style@w3.org
No; if we had supported escaping in IE4, we would have done it according to
the CSS level 1 specification.

-Chris

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Jonas Salling [SMTP:salling@cooper.xanthus.se]
> Sent:	Friday, April 24, 1998 10:10 AM
> To:	Chris Wilson; www-style@w3.org
> Subject:	Re: IE4's handling of escape characters in CSS class names
> 
> 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 13:30:46 GMT

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