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Re: CSS Hierarchies / Selector Nesting Proposal

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2011 12:25:59 -0700
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <93DF4545-3F57-4CD0-B4F7-6AA390FE0FF5@gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Jun 3, 2011, at 11:53 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> 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".

I thought of that, but it sounds like something that selects the parent element.
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