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Re: CSS3 Selectors question

From: Ernest Cline <ernestcline@mindspring.com>
Date: Thu, 01 May 2003 17:59:08 -0400
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Thu, 1 May 2003, Michael Day wrote:

<Snip three examples which since they involved multiple pseudo-elements 
in a single sequence of simple selectors, weren't what I was thinking 
of at all.>

> > If pseudo-elements can occur more than once, there needs to be some
> > definition of what it actually *means*.
> 
> The CSS3 Generated and Replaced Content Module, to be published shortly,
> does exactly this.
> 
> The example that Ernest gave in his e-mail:
> 
>    ::selection ::first-line
> 
> ...is invalid because selections never contain elements, so they can never
> contain an element's first line.

Where does that restiction exist?

I can't find anything in Selectors that says that pseudo-elements in 
general, or ::selection in particular cannot contain elements. Is that 
restriction in some other module, or am I just looking in the wrong 
place in Selectors?
Received on Thursday, 1 May 2003 17:59:10 GMT

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