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Re: Underscore problem

From: (wrong string) äper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 16:21:56 +0100
Message-ID: <0b8801c2a5e0$098c4440$3ef4ae8b@heim4.tuclausthal.de>
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Cc: <seph@clanhost.dk>

Seph Mohamed Soliman:
> However, I was somewhat sad to find out that the common underscore ("_")
> was non-valid in classnames in CSS.

It wasn't, but some browsers supported it, some didn't. Then it was added
through CSS2 Errata
<http://www.w3.org/Style/css2-updates/REC-CSS2-19980512-errata.html> mid

There are still browsers around that don't support underscores in
identifiers, thus it's probably not a good idea to use it.

Christoph Päper
Received on Tuesday, 17 December 2002 10:22:01 UTC

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