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Re: Changing the attribute subcode selector [att|=val]

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 13:17:30 -0700
Message-ID: <486BE25A.8090504@inkedblade.net>
To: Ash Searle <ash@hexmen.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Ash Searle wrote:
> The attribute selector [att|=val] is extremely restricted, aimed at 
> solving a single problem (language specific styling based on hyphenated 
> language codes.)
> I'm wondering if it would be possible to either expand the definition 
> (preferable) or introduce a new operator to handle whitespace-separated 
> hyphenated codes.

It's an interesting idea, but we can't change the existing definition
for [class|=".."]. It would have to be something to consider for
Selectors Level 4.

Received on Wednesday, 2 July 2008 20:18:08 UTC

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