Re: I18n comment: CSS3, not generic styling

On Wed, 25 Jan 2006 02:29:39 +0900, Ian Hickson <> wrote:

> On Sat, 21 Jan 2006 wrote:
>> Comment: This document, from the title appears to be about CSS
>> specifically, not a generic styling language, so the text in 6.1.1 for
>> example seems strange: "the mechanism for declaring a namespace prefix
>> is left up to the language implementing Selectors. In CSS, such a
>> mechanism ..."
> The working group discussed this.
> We couldn't see why you thought that Selectors was specific to CSS. The
> title doesn't mention CSS, the abstract talks about different
> applications, and as you point out, the prose talks about it too.
> The only thing we could find that might be confusing is the document
> location ("css3-selectors"), which is that way for historical reasons and
> can't really change easily due to W3C Process.
> Therefore we couldn't see what should change.
> If this does not satisfy you, please let us know more detailed reasons
> with suggested change text.

The i18n core working group is not satisfied with your reply. We see  
various usages of selectors ("css selectors, "w3c selectors",  
"selectors"). You need to clarify this.
Regards, Felix.

Received on Wednesday, 1 February 2006 02:59:20 UTC