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Re: [selectors-api] SVG WG Review of Selectors API

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 11:55:49 +0200
Cc: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, Erik Dahlström <ed@opera.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <664A01CB-0C0D-48B2-B906-C305DF8F23A8@iki.fi>
To: Alex Russell <alex@dojotoolkit.org>

On Jan 27, 2009, at 00:18, Alex Russell wrote:

> We just need to invent a pseudo-property for elements which can be  
> matched by a ":not([someProperty=<your_ns_here>])".

To select SVG elements while avoiding HTML elements of the same name,  
a selector that prohibits the local name foreignObject between an  
ancestor svg element and the selector subject would be good enough.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Wednesday, 28 January 2009 09:56:34 UTC

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