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Re: [csswg-drafts] [web-animations-1] Clarification about `target` and `pseudoElement` relationship (#4745)

From: Brian Birtles via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 01:30:04 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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> @birtles It seems a bit odd not to throw for unknown pseudos? That's what e.g. querySelector does.

I didn't write the spec text here. @george-steel probably remembers better the logic here. Looking into `querySelector` I see it has:

> Consistent with CSS’s forwards-compatible parsing principle, UAs must treat as invalid any pseudo-classes, pseudo-elements, combinators, or other syntactic constructs for which they have no usable level of support.

https://drafts.csswg.org/selectors-4/#invalid-selector

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