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Re: Select elements based on text content

From: David Chambers <david.chambers.05@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 14:23:55 +1300
Message-ID: <553826751003291823j113994b4v71f168ca84d3e6b@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Thanks for the confirmation.

My next question is whether browsers could apply discretion as to which of a
document's elements need to have their text content evaluated? In this case,
am I right in thinking that a document whose CSS contained no text content
selectors would be rendered as normal, and that a document whose CSS
contained text content selectors on td elements only would render
*other*elements as per usual?

Obviously if such a selector were to be introduced, its use in conjunction
with the wildcard would need to be discouraged.

Received on Tuesday, 30 March 2010 01:24:22 UTC

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