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Re: [CSS4 Selectors] :matches naming bikeshed

From: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2011 18:07:35 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTik22bU-r+jWb=dphoUQukkXQaZdrw@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
$ seems much less confusing to me personally, but I think almost anything
would be.  I wasn't even  bothered by Ian's original # proposal.

just out of curiosity, what would something like this mean (a value to the
left of the subject) ...would it be valid?

div:matches(.foo $ > .bar)



On Jun 19, 2011 12:26 PM, "fantasai" <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>
> On 06/18/2011 06:58 PM, Brian Kardell wrote:
>>
>> I am not sure if others have commented on the choice of !,
>
>
> Heh, others have. I don't feel strongly about it, but we need something
> as a placeholder to bikeshed about. :) I personally prefer $, since it's
> a bit bolder (for use as a standalone character) and the S-shape can
> stand for "self" or "selector". If you think that's better I can change
> the draft.
>
>
>> I see, reading through the linked emails in the wiki how the idea
>> itself originates.  The ! was really the big hiccup I think.
>>
>> So... To make sure I've got it....instead of:
>> div:has(.foo).bar:has(.x)
>>
>> Would you write:
>> !div:matches(! .foo).bar:matches(! .x)
>>
>> ?
>
>
> You have several options:
>
> div.bar:matches(! .foo):matches(! .x)
>
> !div.bar:matches(! .foo) .x
>
> !div.bar:matches(! .x) .foo
>
> The selector in question selects a <div> of class "bar" that has
> at least one descendent of the "foo" class and at least one descendant
> of the "x" class.
>
> I imagine this kind of branching, is pretty hard to implement efficiently.
> What's in the draft right now wouldn't allow you to do that; you can use
> the equivalent of at most one :has() per selector.
>
> ~fantasai
>
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