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Re: [css3-selectors] Explanation of what an id is should be non-normative

From: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2011 17:09:04 -0400
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To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Same for other selector levels in those same places I'm pretty sure :)

On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 4:12 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> Selectors level 3 section 1.2 says [1]:
>
>  All of the text of this specification is normative except examples,
>  notes, and sections explicitly marked as non-normative.
>
> Given that, it seems that the first paragraph of section 6.5 [2] and the
> first sentence of the second paragraph are currently normative.  I can't
> figure out what normative requirements this text would actually impose on a
> Selectors implementor.  It would make a lot more sense if that first
> paragraph and first sentence of the second paragraph were non-normative.  In
> fact, it more or less fits the dictionary definition of "informative"...
>
> -Boris
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-selectors/#terminology
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-selectors/#id-selectors
>
>
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