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Re: Allowing unknown pseudo classes and unknown pseudo element in the selector.

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 22:41:51 -0600
Message-ID: <4F598A0F.90903@mit.edu>
To: Erik Arvidsson <arv@chromium.org>
CC: www-style@w3.org, Tony Chang <tony@chromium.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
On 3/8/12 12:52 PM, Erik Arvidsson wrote:
> Today we don't drop the whole rule for unknown tag names, attribute
> names etc.

That's at least in part because the syntax of tag names and attribute 
names is known and fixed.

The syntax of unknown pseudo-elements is ... unknown.  nothing says they 
have to be restricted to things of the form ::[a-z0-9-]*.

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