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Re: [Selectors] Clarify when universal selector may be omitted

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 12:41:45 -0700
Message-ID: <4ADE1279.4070804@inkedblade.net>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> fantasai On 09-10-20 04.20:
>    
>> http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/csswg/selectors3/Overview.html.diff?r1=1.46&r2=1.47&f=h 
>>
>> Please let me know if this addresses your comments.
> 
> Nits: you wrote "an an" instead of "an" (first sentence).

Fixed. Thanks.

> Proposal/Comment
> 
> In short, I suggest that the last sentence should start like this (my 
> changes in UPPERCASE):
> 
>    <p>If a universal selector represented by THE <code>*</code> ONLY 
> (THAT IS: without a namespace prefix) is not immediately followed by a 
> pseudo-element AND ALSO IS NOT the only component IN a sequence of 
> simple selectors, then [ ... etc]
> 
> Background/Explanations
> 
> ...

I've inserted "i.e." inside the parentheses. I decline to make the other
changes, as I feel the sentence is adequately clear as-is and I don't
find the proposed change to be a noticeable improvement, if any.

~fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 20 October 2009 19:42:20 GMT

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