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Re: New version of the Selectors module of CSS3

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2000 13:20:00 +0200
Message-ID: <005d01c02f8a$e2bd8f40$c4cbb43e@de>
To: "Jonas Sicking" <sicking@bigfoot.com>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
* "Jonas Sicking" <sicking@bigfoot.com> wrote:
| 1. :default pseudo-class.
| represents the element that will be activated when the user presses default
| activate key (normally enter).

"The :focus pseudo-class applies while an element has the focus (accepts
keyboard or mouse events, or other forms of input)."

Why do you think this does not apply to a submit button that accepts the
keyboard event "return is pressed"?

| 2. pseudo-class inversion.

(I think i do not really understand you mean)

| It is sometimes useful to apply inverted pseudoclasses such as is suggested
| on some of the structural pseudo-classes (:not-first-of-type,
| :not-nth-of-type(n) etc). For example if I think that the default blue links
| go very badly with my design but I still want to let users decide how they
| want their links to look like I could do something like:

... not define link colors ...

| a:not-hover { color: inherit }

a link should inherit the color if a user does not hover a link? Absurd?

| That way users will clearly recognize their default link look once they
| hover over the link, whatever color they have selected for links per
| default.

Hide and seek interactivity?

| 5. entities
| If I have a XML file containing unresolved entities it could be really
| useful to be able to style those.

No problem. Wrap them in an inline element.

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