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CSS3 Selectors question

From: Ernest Cline <ernestcline@mindspring.com>
Date: Thu, 01 May 2003 03:03:34 -0400
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <1057787309.IAA22192@phantom.w3.org>

Can anyone explain the reason for the restriction (Section 7):
  Pseudo-elements may only appear once in the sequence of simple
  selectors that represents the subjects of the selector.
I can understand the reason for the rule that a pseudo-element must be 
the last part of a sequence of simple selectors. However, I can't 
understand why a selector such as:
  *::selection  *::first-line
should be invalid other than arbitrariness.
Received on Thursday, 1 May 2003 03:04:00 UTC

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