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Re: NodeSelector, :visited, and :link

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 22:06:58 -0400
Message-ID: <4C71D7C2.6030105@mit.edu>
To: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
CC: Patrick Garies <pgaries@fastmail.us>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On 8/22/10 10:02 PM, Garrett Smith wrote:
> On 8/22/10, Boris Zbarsky<bzbarsky@mit.edu>  wrote:
>> On 8/22/10 7:38 PM, Patrick Garies wrote:
>>> On 2010-08-18 9:45 PM, Garrett Smith wrote:
>>>> Do any browsers return just visited links for
>>>> document.querySelectorAll(":visited").
>>>
>>> Firefox 3.6 and Opera 10.6 do; they match links based on their
>>> visited/unvisited state including |link| element links.
>>
>> Note that Firefox 4.0 will no longer do this; the NodeSelector methods
>> will treat all links as unvisited.  The definition of "link" in this
>> context is unaffected by this behavior change (so includes<html:a>,
>> <html:link>,<html:area>,<svg:a>).
>>
> What's the consequences of MUST'ing this into the spec?

What does "this" refer to in this context?

-Boris
Received on Monday, 23 August 2010 02:07:31 GMT

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