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Re: A question about specificity

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2002 14:54:54 +0000 (GMT)
To: Scott Montgomery <scott@scottshelly.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0208311453060.32410-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 31 Aug 2002, Scott Montgomery wrote:
> 
> It seems that in one place the WD is saying to count pseudo-elements when
> calculating specificity and then in another place to ignore pseudo-elements.

The spec is indeed confused. The working group decided on Wednesday that
pseudo-elements should be counted. The next draft of 2.1 will be corrected
to reflect this.

Note that in practice it makes _absolutely_ _no_ _difference_.

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