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Re: [CSS21] 4.1.3 Characters and case: Number Sign (#) in identifiers

From: James Hopkins <james@idreamincode.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 10:59:39 +0100
Message-Id: <B8D1E614-5B12-4A85-8961-DFA05B42BC69@idreamincode.co.uk>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 27 Apr 2009, at 09:10, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 27 Apr 2009 05:39:11 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>  
> wrote:
>> James Hopkins wrote:
>>> If this is the case, then #valid#selector would presumably  
>>> correctly match the space-separated type ID values, 'valid' and  
>>> 'selector'.
>>
>> No, but it'd match <node id1="valid" id2="selector"> where both  
>> attributes are of type ID.
>
> FWIW, I think we should remove that ability from the DOM. (Don't  
> really care whether it's syntactically allowed or not in Selectors.)

OK, but if this is the only use case for this particular selector, it  
would make sense that if we were to remove this ability from the DOM,  
that the selector becomes invalid too.
Received on Monday, 27 April 2009 10:00:07 GMT

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