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Re: [css-ui][selectors] Deferring definitions of pseudo classes to selectors 4

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:13:51 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDB3GC+g2eEN-Am3vMZu9jBCRz2_0vKCnhnZiggkYJ3U+g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 10:02 AM, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net> wrote:
> We discussed this at TPAC, and I believe we had consensus, but did not record a resolution.
> All the pseudo classes defined in css3-ui are also defined in selectors 4. There are no contradictions between css-ui definitions and selectors definitions. Mostly they are the same, but some have a few more details and clarifications in the selectors specification. Selectors also defines additional pseudo classes not mentioned in css3-ui.
> We could bring up to speed the definitions in css3-ui, but I don’t think it is helpful to have two specifications advancing in parallel and with similar maturities, both claiming to supersede 2.1 and selectors 3.
> I propose that we remove the section in css3-ui about pseudo classes (http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-ui/#pseudo-classes), and let selectors 4 define them.

Agreed.  There's no practical stability difference between the specs,
and all of the pseudoclasses in questions are already widely
implemented unprefixed, so it doesn't really matter anyway.

Received on Thursday, 13 November 2014 18:14:41 UTC

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