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Pseudo-element specificity calculation conflict in CSS2

From: Bloo <bloo@blooberry.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 03:39:25 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <38B4EEEF.C223D6F5@blooberry.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

I looked for clarification in the errata, but I did not see 
any - is this a known problem or a non-issue that I am not 
seeing through on first glance? The following two points seem 
to directly conflict to even the casual reader:

Point 3: 
  "The secondary sort is by specificity of selector: more 
   specific selectors will override more general ones. 
   Pseudo-elements and pseudo-classes are counted as normal 
   elements and classes, respectively." 

4th bullet: 
   "ignore pseudo-elements."


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