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Re: [sXBL] 4.2 Processing content elements

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2004 17:14:26 +0200
Message-ID: <41388A52.40407@expway.fr>
To: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> I'm not 100% sure, but downgrading from XPath to CSS3 Selectors is 
> probably easier. Except for cases like 'a:link', 'a:visited', but I'm 
> not sure if those are necessary.
> 
> I guess that a subset of CSS3 Selectors should be defined, which is 
> compatible with XPath (this means disallowing various pseudo-classes).

A common subset has been considered that would not include the pseudo-* 
stuff from CSS and not include XPath's generic and richer options. Using 
that common functionality, irrespective of which syntax is used 
implementing one on top of the other would be a simple grammar 
translation with very little overhead.

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Robin Berjon
Received on Friday, 3 September 2004 15:14:55 UTC

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