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Re: Link Destination Pseudo-classes

From: Dmitry Beransky <dberansky@ucsd.edu>
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2000 08:26:51 -0700
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Following the sentiment, another, in my opinion, useful set of selectors 
would be :secure and :encrypted - for links going through encrypted and 
secure channels.  However, there needs to be a way to distinguished between 
potentially secure channels and strongly secure.  For example,


may potentially be secure, because it will be invoked via a secure 
protocol, but once followed, it may turn out not to be secure due to some 
problem with the certificate.  However, regardless of the certificate 
problems, this link will still be encrypted due to the nature of the 
protocol (what bugs me about current browsers, is that they don't 
distinguish between encrypted and authenticated connections).


At 07:38 AM 4/14/00, David Wagner wrote:
>I would like to propose a collection of pseudo-classes for
>consideration.  These pseudo-classes all relate to styling links and
>improve document collection accessibility.  They apply only to
>documents and to elements which accept user input.
Received on Monday, 17 April 2000 11:21:45 UTC

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