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Re: Styling by attribute-based association?

From: ACJ <ego@acjs.net>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 22:30:06 +0200
Message-ID: <435E95CE.4080607@acjs.net>
To: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
Orion Adrian wrote:

>On 10/25/05, ACJ <ego@acjs.net> wrote:
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>>The CSS2 attribute selector [1] allows you to style labels with a for
>>attribute like this:
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>>label[for] { border: thin dashed }
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>>The first case you discribe (1) is not possible with current CSS, but
>>one could argue if it should. It sounds like behaviour to me (and should
>>therefor be handled by script).
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>Behavior is a ill-defined thing. What's your definition for it? Or is
>it, "I know it when I see it."
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A reaction to external or internal stimuli. (Like user input, or time 
progression.)

:hover already borders on this, and I would personally like to see this 
to be respected as the outer limit of how far behavioural conditions (by 
the former definition) are specified in CSS.

Sincerly,

ACJ


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