W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > December 2005

Re: Selectors:Editorial: 6.6.6

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 12:19:51 -0500
Message-ID: <43B41AB7.7000406@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:

> In the last version of this specification, section 6.6.6. defined the 
> :contains() pseudo-class. This pseudo-class has been removed from the 
> draft (due to lack of implementations), but we did not wish to renumber 
> all the sections as this would cause references to this specification to 
> become stale and incorrect. (The specification has existed with the 
> current section numbers for over five years, and references to it exist 
> in many places.)
> 
> Please let me know if this explanation does not satisfy you.
> 


The explanation at least doesn't make me gag like the Biblical one did. 
  That's an improvement. :-)

However this is a last call working draft of a spec that I don't think 
is yet widely implemented or referenced. Having a blank section like 
this is just an ugly wart. I would prefer to simply remove it and let 
the renumbering fall where it may.

-- 
´╗┐Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
XML in a Nutshell 3rd Edition Just Published!
http://www.cafeconleche.org/books/xian3/
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0596007647/cafeaulaitA/ref=nosim
Received on Thursday, 29 December 2005 18:19:57 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 27 April 2009 13:54:42 GMT