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[whatwg] Selectors within <style scoped>

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 16:18:57 -0500
Message-ID: <2A89CBBB-EA77-4EE7-8B04-6A94D8D18472@apple.com>
On Jun 16, 2011, at 4:14 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 1:48 PM, David Hyatt <hyatt at apple.com> wrote:
>> Do you actually mean try out both ":scope" tacked on to the end of the rule as well as ":scope " (note the space indicating a descendant selector) tacked on to the beginning?
>> So for example, #foo { } would turn into #foo:scope, :scope #foo { } thus allowing it to match either the scope or a descendant of the scope?
> No, it's an if/else.  "#foo" would be equivalent to ":scope #foo".  On
> the other hand, "#foo :scope" would be unaltered.
> ~TJ

So you're suggesting it would be impossible for a rule to match the scope itself without the author having to explicitly qualify it with :scope? That seems very unintuitive.

(hyatt at apple.com)
Received on Thursday, 16 June 2011 14:18:57 UTC

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