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Re: CSS3 module: W3C selectors

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2001 20:44:55 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time)
To: Jeff Carlson <jcarlson@SpectacleOne.com>
cc: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.31.0102032044090.820-100000@HIXIE.netscape.com>
On Sat, 3 Feb 2001, Jeff Carlson wrote:

> I just read the Last Call Working Draft of CSS3 module: W3C selectors and
> have a question.
> Why is the W3C selector syntax such a departure from XPath syntax?

Wrong question. The better question would be "Why is XPath selector syntax
such a departure from W3C selectors?".

XPath came several years after the first version of W3C selectors.

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