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Re: [css3-selectors] May ':active' be applied to "normal" elements or not?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 12:55:51 -0400
Message-ID: <1092848151.41238a17ce4c2@webmail.mit.edu>
To: lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au
Cc: W3C CSS List <www-style@w3.org>

Quoting Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@iinet.net.au>:

> I think it would be reasonable to expect that 
> :active would also apply since something will, presumably, actually 
> happen when it is activated.  But, when there's no event handler

See http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=243459#c8

In short, the event handler that triggers may be attached to any ancestor, and
determining whether it "does something" is just the halting problen.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 18 August 2004 16:56:05 GMT

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