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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-content][css-pseudo][css-cascade] Does content:contents in pseudo affect inheritance?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2017 21:48:49 +0000
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Multiple ::afters has been discussed before. It's been rejected only for lack of strong use-cases; it's not seen as anything bad.

I... don't think it's defensible to claim that the mentioned technique isn't a hack? It's abusing two completely  unrelated abilities to achieve a third unrelated thing, and has a number of arbitrary limitations/drawbacks, not intrinsically linked to the thing being achieved, as a result.  That's more or less the definition of a hack.

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