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Re: pseudo element suggestion

From: Todd Fahrner <fahrner@pobox.com>
Date: Sun, 8 Mar 1998 23:00:18 -0800
Message-Id: <v03102802b129309b6708@[]>
To: roconnor@uwaterloo.ca, www-style@w3.org
Thus spake Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor:
> I think that CSS should have a pseudo element for elements that have an
> ID of the fragment identifier of the current URL.  So if I follow a link
> to a specific paragraph in a piece of text, then that paragraph can be
> highlighted.

Very interesting idea. I too have often been disappointed with the limited
means available to focus attention on fragment targets. I wonder whether
this pseudoclass, together with the new universal selector, would not also
make it possible to hide everything except the targeted fragment. Poor
man's transclusion?

Todd Fahrner
Received on Monday, 9 March 1998 01:55:08 GMT

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