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Re: ID selector via attribute?

From: Michael Day <mikeday@yeslogic.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 13:56:26 +1000 (EST)
To: Stuart Ballard <sballard@netreach.com>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0304301355450.6723-100000@lorien.yeslogic.com>

> (I'd also propose that syntax like :matches(+ foo) NOT be allowed - so 
> that whatever is in the parentheses must be a self-contained selector, 
> like :matches(# + foo). The behavior of :matches without a # would be 
> equivalent to adding "#" AND a 'descendent selector' (the space in "a b 
> {foo}"), not just a "#", at the beginning.)

That's a good idea, as it's much more consistent than having dangling 

Michael Day

YesLogic Pty. Ltd.
Received on Tuesday, 29 April 2003 22:36:48 UTC

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