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RE: [CSS3] ltr and rtl pseudo-class proposal

From: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 12:34:12 -0700
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080317123412.f8d1e42eb1f8db40312f41775502f7f0.180127f5cc.wbe@email.secureserver.net>

Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> Alan Gresley wrote:
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-css3-selectors-20051215/
> > 
> > There is no mention here that E:lang can inherit the style to it's children 
> That's because this has nothing to do with selectors and everything to do with 
> HTML.  Like Selectors says, the language determination is up to the document 
> language.  Which means you want to be reading the HTML specification for details.
> I believe http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/dirlang.html#h-8.1.2 covers this 
> in quite sufficient detail and clarity.
> -Boris

Thank you Boris that does help now. Can this link be linked to from within the CSS spec for :lang. It would help.

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