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RE: New version of the Selectors module of CSS3

From: Ian Brockbank <i.brockbank@indigovision.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2000 05:57:56 -0400 (EDT)
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To: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>
Hi Ian, Jonas,

> > STRUCTURAL PSEUDO-CLASSES
> >
> > I propose the following list of pseudo-classes. They are largely based on
> > the :nth-child and related pseudos in the current draft, but have been
> > made more useful, more generic, and more consistent with each other.
[ snip ]

This seems a great idea.  There just seems to be one thing lacking
(maybe I'm missing something).

How would one format alternating blocks of n elements with this scheme?
(Using either syntax)  I can see a desire to do something like

TR:child(1,6,3) /* address first three of six */
TR:child(2,6,3) /* address second three of six */

to have alternating bands of equal size.  (I'll leave you to improve
the syntax; this was just an omission which jumped out at me).

Cheers,

Ian
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