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Re: CSS 2.1 and class selectors (was: Recommended practice on selector compatibility)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 05:08:48 +0000 (GMT)
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0212040506030.7980-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 3 Dec 2002, Coises wrote:
> 
> [Wed, 4 Dec 2002 02:17:20 +0000 (GMT)] Ian Hickson:
>> To be precise, "." is defined for any language which explicitly states
>> that it has an attribute that this selector applies to, which so far
>> includes, to the best of my knowlegde, HTML, XHTML, SVG, MathML, and
>> XUL.
> 
> Then there appears to be an error in the CSS 2 spec that the CSS 2.1
> revision has missed; see:
>      http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/selector.html#q1
>           (the next-to-last line in the table)
> and:
>      http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/selector.html#class-html
> which say this applies only to HTML.

Yeah, this has been fixed in our internal copy of CSS2.1, and is fixed in
the Selectors specification.

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