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Re: Selectors: section 6.5: Error

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 11:49:35 -0500
Message-ID: <43B4139F.4040000@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Adam Kuehn <akuehn@nc.rr.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Adam Kuehn wrote:

> I strongly disagree.  This would simply encourage authors to abuse IDs 
> and use them as classes.  Unpredictable error behavior encourages 
> authors not to make errors.

That's not been my experience. I would fully expect unpredictable error 
behavior to encourage authors to create weird browser selection hacks 
that deliberately work in one browser and not the other, or otherwise 
take advantage of this.

´╗┐Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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