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Re: Selectors Tests

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 21:50:51 -0700
Message-ID: <49093D2B.8010000@mit.edu>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
CC: www-style <www-style@w3.org>

L. David Baron wrote:
> I think Boris's point is that the definition has to be written such
> that the value of CSS properties has no influence on whether
> selectors match.  At least I hope that was his point.

Indeed, it was.

> (The definition of which elements should match :disabled could
> perhaps be left to the underlying markup language.  However,
> Lachlan's definition clearly allows too many factors to influence
> that matching.)

Right.

> Whether an element is display:none absolutely cannot change whether
> it matches disabled; otherwise we'd have big problems with
>   :disabled { display: inline ! important; }

Yes, exactly.

-Boris
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