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Re: Styling by attribute-based association?

From: ACJ <ego@acjs.net>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 22:40:45 +0200
Message-ID: <435E984D.9040407@acjs.net>
To: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
Orion Adrian wrote:

>>>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.
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>Wouldn't :link also fall under this definition of behavior and for
>that matter :unvisited?
>
>The only thing here is the speed of the stimulus. :link triggers when
>a link has been visited which is an external stimulus.
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There are other selectors (of the pseudo-class and pseudo-element kind, 
specifically) that border on this, too, yes.
:hover and ::selection are the most apparent ones to me.


ACJ


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>Orion Adrian
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