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Re: Typos in the Orange book?

From: Eric A. Meyer <eric@meyerweb.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2003 14:04:25 -0500
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At 0:19 -0600 12/27/03, Robert Nicholson wrote:

>I keep seeing the occasional form like this
>
>html>#secondarynav {
>	width: 100px;
>	}
>
>Is the ">" an inadvertent typo or does it have real meaning?

    It has real meaning: it's the child combinator.  See 
<http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/selector.html#child-selectors> or get an 
explanation from the SelectORacle at 
<http://gallery.theopalgroup.com/selectoracle/>.

>Apparently it's not a typo but I am surrpised to find no explanation of this
>syntax in the Orange book.

    The "Orange book" being...?

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