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Re: [CSS21] properties for table-column (In HTML: COL) & table-column-group (In HTML: COLGROUP) items.

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2005 15:00:26 +0000 (UTC)
To: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Cc: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0507021459540.11931@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 2 Jul 2005, Laurens Holst wrote:
> Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> 
> > Although ::before doesn't seem to work on elemenents styled with 
> > 'display: table-*' in Firefox or Opera, I couldn't find anything in 
> > the specs that says ::before doesn't apply to such elements.
> 
> Before is not a pseudo-class which selects the element before it, but it 
> is a pseudo-element, which is inserted before the element you select.

Just to clarify, it's inserted inside the element, before the element's 
children, not before the element itself.

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