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Re: [selectors] Matching of :first-child and the like for elements whose parent is not an element

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:11:02 -0400
Message-ID: <5149DF96.2080901@mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 3/20/13 9:25 AM, Øyvind Stenhaug wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Mar 2013 21:27:52 +0100, Tab Atkins Jr.
> <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I don't see a meaningful distinction between a root node and a node
>> without a parent in a DocumentFragment.
>
> Maybe the latter should match :root, then? Then it would be possible to
> select for it explicitly (and do a union with :first-child or whatever),
> if desired. See also
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2007Jun/0116.html

Unlike a Document, a DocumentFragment can have multiple child elements.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 20 March 2013 16:11:35 GMT

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