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Re: [css3] “Selectors that People Actually Use”

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 09:35:02 -0800
Message-Id: <927204EA-E380-41AB-8E72-65010D9F7355@comcast.net>
Cc: www-style CSS <www-style@w3.org>
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>

On Feb 19, 2008, at 1:29 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

>> * E:nth-of-type(n), E:nth-last-child(n), E:nth-last-of-type(n) –  
>> Trivial objection: These selectors will bring much joy but will be  
>> rarely used just because “cognitively too demanding”; I expect  
>> them to be used absolutely nowhere in personal projects and quite  
>> rarely in complex projects. That doesn't mean anything, it's just  
>> my two cents.
>
> I'd expect a few people to make examples on how you can put them to  
> use and authors to follow by copy and pasting.
>

Yeah, cuz we Web authors is stoopid. We only knows how to copy and  
paste.

Actually, I think those selectors would be quite useful, as I often  
have to style HTML that I did not write and do not control, and which  
never seems to have unique IDs in useful places for me to target just  
the elements I want to style.
Received on Tuesday, 19 February 2008 17:35:32 GMT

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