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Re: proposal for a new css combinator

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 19:01:34 +0100
Message-ID: <4B4F5BFE.7040808@lachy.id.au>
To: Niels Matthijs <niels.matthijs@internetarchitects.be>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Niels Matthijs wrote:
> I'm quite sure that someone before me must've thought about this,  or
> maybe I just didn't look closely enough at the latest specs, but I
> believe we are missing an important css combinator.
> For the full explanation you can check the following article:
> http://www.onderhond.com/blog/work/missing-css-combinator
> In short, I'd like something between the space and child combinator. A
> combinator that allows for an (x) number of levels between parent and
> child, but stops at the first matching level it hits.

Here's a similar proposal of mine from 2003.  It's basically the same 
idea, but using ^ instead of %.


Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
Received on Thursday, 14 January 2010 18:02:15 UTC

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