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Re: [selectors] :sorted pseudoclass for sorted tables

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:44:07 +0100
Message-ID: <529AE8C7.1080404@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Peter Linss <peter.linss@hp.com>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 01/12/13 06:33, Peter Linss wrote:

> The number isnĄŻt for numeric vs alphabetic sorting, itĄŻs the ordinality of the sort key, as in, sort by this column first, then this second. When multiple sort keys are being used, itĄŻll likely be useful to style them so that the ordinality is visible.

That integer could be extended to ranges:
   1
   -3
   4-8
   9-

I think we also miss a 'none' keyword here. The html model lacks it in
the case of a non-sortable column of a sortable table, for instance an
index of rows that you want to keep sequential even when the table is
sorted.

</Daniel>
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