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Re: [selectors-nonelement] First draft of a new spec for selecting non-element nodes

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2014 10:04:11 +0100
Message-ID: <5301D08B.50601@kosek.cz>
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
CC: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 16.2.2014 20:32, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
> ? If "yes" then what conceptually stops you from either this
>  <translateRule selector="abbr" attr="title" translate="no"/>



> or this custom form:
> <translateRule selector="abbr{title}" translate="no"/>
> '{' will never be part of selectors so you can safely use it
> as a delimiter in domain specific query language that
> includes CSS selectors as a subset of its grammar.

What's point of inventing new syntax which will not be understand by
common libraries for parsing and evaluating selectors, will not be known
to authors?

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