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Re: [css-gcpm] String-set issues

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:14:24 -0800
Cc: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Dave Cramer <Dave.Cramer@hbgusa.com>
Message-Id: <83A1BBB4-5B4C-4753-9BDC-9C44B15EE6DD@gmail.com>
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
On Nov 24, 2014, at 6:31 AM, Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz> wrote:
> On 24.11.2014 15:09, Brad Kemper wrote:
>>> You can't solve more complex scenarious without such feature. There
>>> are existing non-browser implementations that has to support this
>> I'm not sure I know what you are referring to when you say "such a
>> feature" and "this". Do you mean putting the selector into the
>> function itself is necessary, instead of using the selector to the
>> left of the declaration list with a different syntax? Or the other
>> way around?
> Yes, what's CSS is missing is ability to use more expressive selection
> mechanism for content property.

OK. Did you think my 'copy-to' proposal on Saturday helped with that? I had ways to target a selected element's text, or the entire element, or all its child nodes, or an attribute or counter, for inclusion in 'content'. Is that still not expressive enough?

>> Let's leave XPath support to a different thread.
> I was not proposing using XPath, this was just example. I expect that
> selectors will be used.
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