Re: Inverted text

From: Matthew Brealey <>
Date: Wed, Aug 16, 2000, 6:41 AM

> Yes, all the other pseudo-elements are state-independent so what does
> that prove?

Interesting point, but merely a coincidence.

It doesn't change the fact that it is fairly well accepted in the CSS
community that:

 - a pseudo-class applies to a whole element, and indicates a state change
of that entire element. it always represents a node in the source tree.

 - a pseudo-element potentially applies to only part of an element or
elements. it typically does _not_ represent a node in the source tree.

BTW - I am getting auto-responder email from about
"contact re broken links etc." - did you intend to change the "reply-to"
address on the email you send out?  Or is the auto-responder getting


You're going deeper into your cave.      

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Received on Wednesday, 16 August 2000 09:52:53 UTC