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Re: Opera's Proposal for :context Selector

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 13:30:49 +0200
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <brfe74dtvrs18k7hmb2n9ngfuv4u4vv6p4@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>When I first drafted it, I did try to do something like that.  But the 
>problem is that for selecors api, the context element needs to be 
>determined based upon which node the methods are invoked on, and for 
>scoped stylesheets, it's the parent of the style element.  I failed to 
>find any other way to define it clearly enough that would work for each 
>case.  If you could more clearly explain how else I can do it, that 
>would help a lot.

Could you explain why those other specifications are a concern at all,
and you can't just say the :context pseudo-class matches an element if
and only if some other specification identifies it as the context ele-
ment in a given selector evaluation context?
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