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Add support for site-selectors

From: Shropshire, Andrew A <shropshire@att.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 14:13:19 -0500
To: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6BC169D8374E26408B536588741127981C841AD4@VNAX.gsi.grci.com>
It would be nice if CSS allowed for selectors to be precisely used depending on where the document came from.

For example,  one may wish to have the selector

.body
{
  Background-color: purple !important;
  Color: white !important;
}

In a user style sheet.  However, the way say Firefox is setup now, this will be applied to every website.  What if I want this applied to say a specific website only and not to every website?  Say www.yahoo.com<http://www.yahoo.com>.

What about:

URL(*.yahoo.com) .body
{
  Background-color: purple !important;
  Color: white !important;
}

Also if I wanted a whole section of the stylesheet to be applied to a specific website:
@ApplyStylesToTheseUrls(*.yahoo.com)

And every selector below that line would apply only to URLs for yahoo.com unless another

@ApplyStylesToTheseUrls(*.google.com)

Were found, then all subsequent selectors would apply only to google.com

This would set things back to applying selectors to all websites.
@ApplyStylesToTheseUrls(*)



Regards,

Andrew Shropshire
AT&T Government Solutions, Inc.
703-506-5708

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