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Re: Extend use of namespaces

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:45:16 +0200
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "Aryeh Gregor" <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vjbxlq1q64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 02:29:50 +0200, Aryeh Gregor  
<Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com> wrote:
> <textArea> is probably a better example, right?  You most likely
> *don't* want to style <svg:a> and <html:a> differently -- the whole
> point of SVG-in-text/html is that it blends in seamlessly, so the
> author shouldn't care which parts are SVG and which parts HTML.  But
> you sure want to style <svg:textArea> and <html:textarea> differently
> (and text/html is case-insensitive, thus CSS should be here too).

Actually, the DOM and CSS are only case-insensitive for elements in the  
HTML namespace. So you can select match textArea just fine.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 20 September 2010 11:45:53 UTC

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