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Re: CSS3 Images issues needing WG review

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 07:44:32 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCj==h2tE4LM-0UecD0wney7ZTErju7BwkKX24pfMrVyw@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 1:41 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 12:34 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Issue 4 - 'element reference identifier' underdefined
>> =======
>> We need confirmation that switching back to using only id selectors,
>> and letting host languages define ways to make more elements match
>> that selector (in HTML, the CSSElementMap), is okay.
> I'm not sure that this is OK. Is the intent that modifying the CSSElementMap
> will also affect the behavior of #id selectors? That's not how Gecko behaves
> and I haven't considered whether that is desirable.

There's an open bug in the HTMLWG about this, to determine whether it
should have a wide effect across CSS/DOM or just a local effect on
element() (and perhaps future things with similar needs).

For the purpose of this issue, you can assume that it's defined
narrowly to only affect element().

Received on Thursday, 1 March 2012 15:45:19 UTC

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