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Re: [csswg-drafts] [selectors] Match local links

From: Lea Verou via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:34:32 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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> I believe it's considered bad practice to link a page to itself, so a:not([href]) should suffice in that case.

We tend to value reality over philosophical purity.
Pretty much every website does this at some point, usually via navigation menus.
Forcing them to add more templating logic or JS to detect which page is the current one and remove the `href` there is exactly what I'm trying to avoid with this proposal.

> Intra-page links can be addressed with a[href^="#"] or a[href*="#"].

If they are part of a navigation menu, they also include a path to the current page, see above re: that.

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