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Re: Pseudo-element proposal

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2012 10:53:32 -0700
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
CC: Chris Coyier <chriscoyier@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <CC46A3D3.1415C%stearns@adobe.com>
On 8/7/12 10:47 AM, "Alan Stearns" <stearns@adobe.com> wrote:

>Dear www-style,
>We at Adobe have started working on a new specification extracting the
>notion of Pseudo-Element from the Selectors REC and extending it to
>allow multiple "before" and "after" pseudo-elements created by one
>single element. This is useful for effects like the ones collected in
>   http://css-tricks.com/use-cases-for-multiple-pseudo-elements/
>but can serve other purposes like creating boxes for CSS Regions.
>It will also simplify the level 4 Selectors spec, separating
>the notion and grammar of pseudo-elements from their syntax and
>rendering definitions.
>The proposal is available at
>We have implemented a JavaScript-based prototype to allow us to
>validate the syntax. The code is available at
>   https://github.com/adobe/css-pseudo-elements
>and demos based on that prototype are available at
>   http://adobe.github.com/web-platform/utilities/css-pseudo-elements/
>We expect discussion about this proposal to happen during
>the forthcoming CSS WG face-to-face meeting in San Diego
>and will happily respond to all feedback sent to www-style
>with a leading "[css4-pseudos] " in the subject line.
>Best regards,
>Razvan Caliman, Adobe Systems, Inc.
>Daniel Glazman, Disruptive Innovations SAS
>Alan Stearns, Adobe Systems, Inc.

Not sure how that space got introduced into the spec link...



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