selectors in CSS

Lauren Wood writes:

 > Are authors allowed to specify a context using just the class for
 > ancestors, e.g. ".foo P" or the id, e.g. "#foo P"? This would mean any P
 > with an ancestor of class foo, independent of the element type of the
 > ancestor.

Yes. The specification [1] says:

  "Context-sensitive selectors can look for tags, classes or ids"

".. and combinations of these." should probably be added at the end of
that sentence.

[1] http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/TR/WD-css1



Hakon W Lie, W3C/INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, France
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