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Re: [css3-selectors] :parent selector

From: Mihai Sucan <mihai.sucan@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2006 22:28:32 +0300
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tgedpuztmcpsjgr0b0dp@localhost.localdomain>

Le Sun, 24 Sep 2006 19:55:31 +0300, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> a  

> It's not at all the way things work now.
> Selectors are processed one *element* at a time.  To style an element,
> you find all the selectors that match the element.  Each selector is
> processed from end-to-beginning.
> You are describing a model where selectors are processed one selector at
> a time.  Such a model would require rerunning the entire selection
> algorithm every time the document changes.

Can't a hybrid processing/styling model be implemented?

One that uses a completely different approach for parent selectors (and a  
new set of "complex" selectors which could be then added).

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