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Re: CSS Hierarchies / Selector Nesting Proposal

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2011 23:53:47 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTinC=UtmfopOMr_fZAWy8Y3Gb1Jr8A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-style@w3.org
On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 11:33 PM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jun 3, 2011, at 6:52 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> If you're still somewhat confused, the & is just a selector which
>> matches any element matched by the outer selector.
>
> Assuming Russian-doll nesting, does "outer selector" mean outermost, or just the nearest one embracing the current line of selectors?

Nearest one, precisely so you can do the russian-doll nesting.  I
should probably use the term "parent selector".

~TJ
Received on Saturday, 4 June 2011 06:54:35 GMT

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