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Re: [css3-regions] @region and specificity

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2012 17:29:16 -0700
Message-Id: <CB09B911-64D1-4F14-A9D3-40A4D73A8A63@gmail.com>
Cc: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Mar 20, 2012, at 12:18 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 12:12 PM, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com> wrote:
>> On Mar 20, 2012, at 12:55 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 10:35 AM, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com> wrote:
>>>> I would strongly prefer we use pseudo-classes here. I don't get why we would want to use pseudo-elements. We're not talking about a unique object as we are with other pseudo-elements. We're just talking about how an element itself looks in a particular region. In the example above the portion of <h1> that is in a region is still the <h1>, so I think a pseudo-class is far more appropriate.
>>> "The portion of <h1> that is in a region" is a unique object, though,
>>> just like "the portion of <p> in the first line" is.  A pseudoclass
>>> just filters elements, exactly like a normal class would, so any
>>> properties would still apply to the *whole* <h1>.
>> I should back up and say I hate using pseudo-classes and pseudo-elements for this at all and still think the @region syntax is far superior to both.
>> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-regions/#the-at-region-style-rule
>> I think what's specified there is far easier to read and understand for authors than pseudo-elements would be.
> I agree.  Just saying.  ^_^

Me three. I like the @region syntax. 
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