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[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 Substantial - Section 2

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2004 15:00:40 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0406241353010.27151@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 22 Jun 2004, fantasai wrote:
>
> hehehe. What is the empty string supposed to do if you use it as a regex
> pattern in ECMA?

Matches any empty string in your string. Which is another way of saying
"matches anything", since the empty string is always a substring of any
string...


> http://www.jacobsm.com/regexp.htm seems to say "match anything", so you
> could define the empty string as being the pattern "" without the ^$
> bit.

I just changed it to say it matches anything without saying what pattern
it was equivalent to.


>>>2.16. Handling unexpected elements and values
>>>---------------------------------------------
>>>
>>># Unless otherwise forced to appear by a stylesheet, other child nodes are
>>># never visible.
>>>...
>>># rendering the initial value only, with the rest of the content not displayed
>>># (unless forced to appear through some CSS)
>>>
>>>Forced to appear how? By what CSS?
>>
>> CSS3 'content', for instance.
>
> Example?

   * { binding: none; content: contents; }

...or some such.

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