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Réf. : Re: [attr|=""] Selector

From: <leslie.brown@evidian.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2008 15:08:52 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF6A3ED6BA.EF7E1530-ONC1257420.00479961@evcl.evidian.com>
> And when I tried computer scientists, I got more predictable results,
> but still not all the same. In particular, I got a (minority) response
> that "" is not a text and thus doesn't start anything, and that asking
> if "" occurs in a string is meaningless as well, because you can't
> construct the text with pieces of nothing, not even with infinitely
> many of them.

or (?)...
A non-trivial string contains something.
Therefore saying it contains nothing can't be true.
If it doesn't contain "nothing" it can't begin with it either.

Les Brown
Received on Thursday, 3 April 2008 13:09:58 UTC

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