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Re: [selectors] pseudo-element, component of section of simple selectors, simple selector

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 10:43:46 -0700
Message-ID: <4AE099D2.5050103@inkedblade.net>
To: W3C Style List <www-style@w3.org>
Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> Daniel Glazman On 09-10-22 17.15:
>> Yes, we need a clarification here and I am guilty - loooong ago -
>> for that prose.
>> The idea behind the prose is that a pseudo-element is a special
>> beast for many reasons :
>> - first, it's allowed only _once_ and only at the end of the last
>>    sequence of simple selectors in a selector
>> - second, you can't use it when an element is required, for instance
>>    in the Selectors API in a querySelector() call or in an attr()
>>    functional notation on the right hand-side of a declaration
>> So the correct prose is probably that one :
>>    A selector is a chain of one or more sequences of simple selectors
>>    separated by combinators. A pseudo-element can be appended to the last
>>    sequence of simple selectors in a selector.


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