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Re: [css3-selectors] whitespace inside :nth-child(an+b)?

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Sun, 09 Mar 2008 15:48:55 -0500
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-id: <EED50365-5235-4733-A226-450703A47D90@apple.com>

I'd be fine with not allowing whitespace anywhere inside the  
expression.  Either way works for me really.  If we disallow  
whitespace, I have to do less work. ;)

dave

On Mar 9, 2008, at 3:30 PM, David Hyatt wrote:

>
> We consider this a bug in WebKit.
>
> http://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17248
>
> dave
>
> On Mar 8, 2008, at 10:45 AM, L. David Baron wrote:
>
>>
>> Where inside ":nth-child(3n+1)" is whitespace allowed?  Is
>> ":nth-child( 3 n + 1 )" a valid selector?  Is ":nth-child( 3n+1 )"?
>> What about ":nth-child(3n + 1)" ?  The same question applies to
>> other possible arguments of :nth-child().
>>
>> I don't see any answers in
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-css3-selectors-20051215/#nth-child- 
>> pseudo
>>
>> I wrote a non-exhaustive test at
>> http://dbaron.org/css/test/2008/nth-child-whitespace and found that:
>> * Konqueror 3.5.9 allows whitespace nowhere
>> * Opera 9.5 beta 1 allows whitepace in only three places:
>>  + on either side of the + or - in the middle
>>  + before the closing ")"
>>
>> -David
>>
>> -- 
>> L. David Baron                                 http://dbaron.org/
>> Mozilla Corporation                       http://www.mozilla.com/
>>
>
>
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