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Selectors WD

From: Matthew Brealey <webmaster@richinstyle.com>
Date: 6 Oct 2000 10:45:22 -0000
Message-ID: <20001006104522.32023.qmail@phoenix.futurequest.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
It would be nice to add an asterisk to the 'first defined' column in 
the selectors table so as to mark whether a selector has changed since
CSS2, and if so to link to a description.

Also a typo, 'A pseudo-class always contains a colon (:) followed by the name of the pseudo-class and optionnaly by a value between
parentheses.'
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But strictly speaking, it isn't always followed by the name of 
pseudo-class, at least insofar as :lang is called the language pseudo.

And I think 'Rules containing a :target pseudo-class have no effect in
environments where the notion of a target element is meaningless.'

would be clearer as 'The :target pseudo-class is never matched in 
environments where the notion of a target element is meaningless.'

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Also IMHO, :lang isn't clear enough; a note to this effect should be 
added:

'The difference between [lang|=en] and :lang(en) is that the former 
is strictly on attribute value, whereas the latter works on the 
element's language. E.g., in the example below, the DIV is matched by
both selectors, but the P is only matched by :lang, which according
to HTML's language rules inherits its language from ancestor elements.

<html>
<title>Document</title>
<body>
<div lang=en>
Content
<p>
Content
</div>'
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