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CSS feature requests

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 23:47:56 -0400 (EDT)
To: Amaya List <www-amaya@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0108282341330.1569-100000@tux.w3.org>
Can amaya add support for the CSS 2 features :before :after content: attr()
and uri() and the generic attribute selector [] ?

This would enable easy presentation of acceskeys which are defined for a page
(this is important) using a use style sheet:

*[accesskey]:before { content: "[" attr( accesskey ) "]" }


*[accesskey]:before { content: "[C-" attr( accesskey ) "]" }

for example. It would also enable the "show targets" view option to be
re-implemented in CSS:

*[id]:beforev , a[name]:before { content: uri(target.png) }

and therefore provide a nicer method for identig=fying SVG targets by using
some SVG-related convention. (The show map areas could also be applied in SVG
using this method).


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