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RE: Link Destination Pseudo-classes

From: David Wagner <dwagner@kevric.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2000 09:11:51 -0500
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C9B23C6D1899D21188F600C00D009F8606EE62@KEVRICSA1>
Simon St.Laurent wrote
> I'm really glad to see this discussion getting started, but I 
> want to add another point of reference, the XLink work being 
> done for XML.  The relationship between linking and styling 
> seems to be something more avoided than discussed, and it 
> certainly remains complex (and some days controversial.)
I suppose a more correct solution would be to use CSS html:rel 
and xml:role attribute selectors, for authors to specify HTML 
rel and XML role attributes for all the links intheir documents 
(using a controlled vocabulary not yet determined), and for 
user agents to deduce and supply the rel attribute when left 
unspecified in HTML.

*[rel~="email"]:before, *[role~="email"]:before {
 content: url("envelope.png"); }

Regards -David
Received on Monday, 17 April 2000 10:13:57 UTC

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