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Re: argument for deprecating BLOCKQUOTE in canonical HTML/XHTML

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2007 02:43:47 -0700
Message-Id: <05C39861-482E-4E4F-AF84-FCFEAE29D575@apple.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
To: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>

On Apr 5, 2007, at 2:24 AM, Olivier GENDRIN wrote:

> On 4/4/07, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
>> <ins> and <del> would be precedents. They're a pain to style  
>> though in the
>> non "inline" case.
> Perhaps the CSS WG could define a :display["value"] pseudo-selector  
> (daniel ?).

CSS selectors can't be based on the computed value of CSS properties,  
since you need to figure out what selectors match an element to  
determine its computed style. For an extreme example of why this is  
not workable:

ins:display["inline"] {
     display: block;
     background-color: red;

ins:display["block"] {
     display: inline;
     background-color: lime;

<ins>what's my background color?</ins>

Received on Thursday, 5 April 2007 09:44:02 UTC

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