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Re: [css3-ui] 6.1 should say 'pseudo-element'

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 13:42:50 +0100
Message-ID: <42109CCA.1060004@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: W3C CSS List <www-style@w3.org>

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Feb 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> Ian Hickson wrote:
>>> On Sun, 13 Feb 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>>> If the 'content' property in terms of CSS 3 UI really is the
>>>> same as in CSS 2.1 only extended with a new value it should
>>>> read "pseudo-element" not "(pseudo-)element"[1].
>>> In CSS3, 'content' will apply to elements.
>> css3-ui does not define that and does not depend on any module that
>>  defines that. (Like, for example, css3-content.)
> So? The clause is just making sure it doesn't contradict something
> that it doesn't define. I don't understand the problem.

Since css3-content is going to define a superset anyway (including 
'icon', I suppose), why does css3-ui has to have such a sentence which 
may only lead to confusion for people who look into CSS 2.1 where it 
normatively refers to?

  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 14 February 2005 12:43:02 UTC

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