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Re: [CSS21] [css3-selectors] Default Attribute Values

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2009 07:24:27 -0800
To: "Giovanni Campagna" <scampa.giovanni@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.u2trq1ry64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook.local>
On Tue, 03 Nov 2009 05:37:49 -0800, Giovanni Campagna  
<scampa.giovanni@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/11/3 fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>:
>> The specs currently say that the UA is "not required to" match against
>> default attribute values. It's unclear whether the UA "may" match  
>> against them or is "required not to" match against them.
> I'd like it to say that the UA is "required to match against the
> current attribute value, which may include default attribute values if
> the source document has been modified by other means (DTD, XMLSchema,
> knowledge of the namespace)"
> This is similar to *may*, but the dependence is not on the UA
> implementing CSS differently, instead is on the choice between
> non-validating and validating processing and infoset (DOM / ESIS)
>>  http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/selector.html#default-attrs
>>  http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-selectors/#def-values

I don't think we have to say anything about this at all. Selectors match  
against the resulting tree. What the resulting tree looks like is not up  
to Selectors.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 3 November 2009 15:25:13 UTC

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