W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > December 2009

Re: [css3-selectors] Selectors is a Proposed Recommendation

From: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2009 12:31:35 +1100
Message-ID: <4B283877.3070605@css-class.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: Www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 12/15/09 4:58 PM, Alan Gresley wrote:
>> With negation, the negative (opposite) results are seen.
>> <http://css-class.com/test/css/selectors/att/not-attribute-substring-no-match-empty.htm> 
> Right; any browser that didn't do that would be pretty buggy.
> -Boris

That is true but that means Safari and Firefox act in the reverse manner 
to Opera and IE.

Opera and IE matching of [att^=val], [att$=val] and [att*=val] without 
negation is correct due to the principles of mathematic. Perceiving 
infinite numbers of concatenations is like perceiving infinite number of 
repeating decimals (ei. 1/9 = 0.11111....).

Alan http://css-class.com/
Received on Wednesday, 16 December 2009 01:32:33 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 22 May 2012 03:47:12 GMT