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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.

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

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