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From: Thomas Ashe <Thomas.Ashe@Blackbaud.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 15:26:00 -0400
Message-ID: <05325001EB71D311A4DD00E029347C26021A1581@NTPD>
To: "'Sue Sims'" <sue@opera.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Wednesday, April 11, 2001 10:32 AM, Sue Sims [mailto:sue@opera.com]
wrote:

> >> Underscores are not allowed in class names.
> >> I suggest using a hyphen instead.
> 
> >Actually as of last week they are. :-|
> 
> And why was that change made? I don't recall seeing discussion of it
> here.
> 

Back on 12/7/1999, this was discussed in the thread entitled
"background-Image Problem with Netscape Communicator 4.7" [1], in which
Peter S. Linss stated[2]: 

> I brought this up as either a CSS2 errata item or a CSS3 extension (don't
> remember which) but underscores should be considered legal in identifiers
> shortly. With that in mind, Mozilla already supports them.

You also commented on that thread.[3] :-)

-Tom

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/1999Dec/0043.html
[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/1999Dec/0050.html
[3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/1999Dec/0055.html
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