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RE: [css3-selectors] Please add example of stacking sequence within a not-so-simple selector

From: Belov, Charles <Charles.Belov@sfmta.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 18:13:54 -0800
Message-ID: <E17F75B6E86AE842A57B4534F82D03769C35BB@MTAMAIL.muni.sfgov.org>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style list" <www-style@w3.org>
Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com] wrote on Friday, January
14, 2011 6:02 PM
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 1:15 PM, Belov, Charles 
> <Charles.Belov@sfmta.com> wrote:
> > selectors, but has only one example of a not-so-simple 
> selector, that 
> > of two classes:
> >
> > p.pastoral.marine { color: green }
> >
> > It would be good if there was an example of a complex selector, so 
> > that I would know the proper sequence or validity, if any, 
> of something like:
> >
> > a.pastoral.marine[id][title]:hover:first-letter
> >
> > I'm actually looking for the proper sequencing of 
> > a.pastoral[style*=font-weight:bold], and I see upon testing that it 
> > works in Firefox 3.6, but it would be good to explicitly show 
> > something complex like that as an example.
> 
> The only explicit sequencing required is that tag name 
> selectors must go first, and pseudo-element selectors must go 
> last.  Other than that, there is no ordering required or 
> implied, so feel free to go crazy.
> 

Thank you for your assistance.  

I believe http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/selector.html would be improved by
including such an example, if only to make it clear to UA programmers
that they must support it.  This would also imply that a test of one or
more such complex specifications must be part of the appropriate
confirmatory test pages.




Hope this helps,
Charles Belov
SFMTA Webmaster
Received on Saturday, 15 January 2011 02:24:18 GMT

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