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Re: [css4-pseudo] The need for more powerful pseudo elements

From: Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2013 14:35:15 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKCAbMgsVFOdNPXmmg+Lbs5N0txc7HLtP=PNG-ftbePy-M52yw@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
*sigh* Here's that demo again with 100% fewer validator errors.  Sorry
about that.


On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 2:32 PM, Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com> wrote:

> I'd like to throw a use case into this discussion.  The attached HTML demo
> is the least-bad way I'm aware of to do a table with angled column
> headers.  There are several pain points in here (transform: not affecting
> the layout box, tables being Special) but the one that's relevant to this
> conversation is: for the style to work correctly, you have to write vacuous
> divs,
>
> <td class="shift"><div>content</div></td>
> <td class="skew"><div><div>content</div></div></td>
>
> I don't really care *how* CSS enables me to get rid of those vacuous divs,
> but I think it definitely *should* be possible to do the styling I want
> without them.
>


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