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Re: a:hover and a:active and named anchors

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 15:07:27 +0200
Message-ID: <3D468F8F.1000808@hixie.ch>
To: Jerry Baker <jerrybaker@attbi.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

Jerry Baker wrote:
> 
> Solutions
> 
> There are two potential solutions that are both logical and reasonable:
> 
> 1) Specifically exclude named anchors from :hover and :active states.
> 
> 2) Require that an element be able to accept input from a pointing 
> device before allowing it to have :hover and :active states.

3) Simply say:

    :link:hover, :visited:hover

...instead of

    a:hover

...as explained by David Baron:

    http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~dbaron/css/1999/09/links

Cheers,
-- 
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