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Re: Réf. : Re: [attr|=""] Selector

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2008 10:36:13 -0500
Message-ID: <47F4F96D.3080701@mit.edu>
To: leslie.brown@evidian.com, www-style Mailing List <www-style@w3.org>

leslie.brown@evidian.com wrote:
> 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.

This would be what we would call a logical fallacy.  It uses the phrase 
"contains nothing" with two different meanings in two different sentences.

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