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Re: [Selectors4] Semantic Pseudo Elements

From: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2011 02:47:32 +1000
Message-ID: <4DCABDA4.2040803@css-class.com>
To: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
CC: W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
On 11/05/2011 3:11 AM, Christoph Päper wrote:
> Tab Atkins Jr.:
>> On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 5:02 AM, Christoph Päper

> Btw., to get this straight, Eduard Pascal is an alter ego of Tab
> Atkins Jr. (or vice versa)?


>> (I'll assume for the moment that the language in your examples is
>> Markdown.)
> Some of it is.
>> It would indeed be inconvenient for authors if Markdown created
>> nodes in its element-tree with tagnames that need to be escaped.
> I suggested semantic pseudo elements or classes to avoid inventing
> new names for every language out there.


Do you presume that elements names can not be of a language that is not 
English? For XML, this should be allowed since something like '外语' may 
have more of a semantic meaning than a name that is English.

Alan Gresley
Received on Wednesday, 11 May 2011 16:47:58 UTC

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