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Re: List of selectors under consideration for Selectors Level 4?

From: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 09:03:45 -0400
Message-ID: <CADC=+jd3GhbVhGw3w1we7h93pnYs09Ebs69j3_z_9Z9k_j0KLg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Greg Houston <gregory.houston@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
There have been a few discussions recently about new selectors which almost
certainly would have to be L5 at this point, so it might be worth starting
to collect them and putting them in a new wiki page as was done with L4 if
they aren't...
On Aug 16, 2012 4:40 AM, "Greg Houston" <gregory.houston@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 3:09 AM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
> wrote:
> > On 08/16/2012 01:04 AM, Greg Houston wrote:
> >>
> >> Is there a list of selectors under consideration for inclusion in
> >> Selectors Level 4 but have not yet made it in?
> >
> >
> > I believe all items currently under consideration are already in the
> > editor's draft. If that's not the case, someone needs to remind me
> > what's missing. :)
>
> Ah. Is Selectors Level 5 in the works? If so, is there a list of
> selectors being considered for inclusion in the draft?
>
> >> I'm particularly interested in the status of the previous sibling
> >> combinators and wonder if they are even on anyone's radar.
> >
> >
> > I believe you're looking for
> >   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/selectors4/#subject
>
> I'm not sure that link relates to the combinators I mentioned. Someone
> proposed the previous sibling combinators that basically look in the
> opposite direction of the preceding sibling combinators, + and ~. I
> find myself wishing these existed on just about every UI project I
> work on. That way I could change content styling depending on if that
> content is followed by a footer or pagination for example.
>
> Other selectors I am interested in:
> :only-whitespace, see :-moz-only-whitespace, similar to :empty (not
> very useful in it's current state), but also includes an element with
> whitespace in it
> first-visible-child
> last-visilbe-child
>
>
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