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Re: String Pseudo-Element

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 14:46:58 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Anne van Kesteren (fora)" <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Cc: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@iinet.net.au>, W3C Style List <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0405181445510.30785@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 18 May 2004, Anne van Kesteren (fora) wrote:
>
> There has been a lot of criticism on the ':contains()' pseudo class and
> it is likely to be removed. [1] and other resources. Probably some
> discussion behind closed (W3C) doors.
>
> [1] <http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=221981>
>      (Take note of comment 9)

Any feature in any CSS draft that is in CR and that doesn't get two
interoperable implementations is likely to be removed. There's nothing
special about :contains() in this respect, and all this is called out
explicitly in our CR exit criteria.

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