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Re: Select a parrent node with s CSS selector?

From: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 19:34:08 -0700
Message-Id: <8FA39CB0-B64D-4C5B-B484-D532735EB559@apple.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

Daniel Beardsmore wrote:

> James Craig wrote:
>> you could dim the  paragraph to make the link stand out instead of  
>> changing the link...
> Hm ... to me, that would be a bit iffy, as you'd be causing a  
> disconcerting visual change on the whole page that could be  
> confusing. It would also manifest itself as a page that flickers  
> crazily as you move the mouse across links on the way to some part  
> of the screen.

Only if you did it poorly.

I fail to see your point though. You can already make "disconcerting,  
crazily flickering" pages today with nothing other than :hover. Just  
because something *could* be misused doesn't mean that it *should*  
never be allowed.

Received on Wednesday, 25 April 2007 02:35:36 UTC

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