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

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2012 11:37:22 -0600
Message-ID: <4F5A3FD2.7080601@mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 3/9/12 5:27 AM, Christoph Päper wrote:
> … and I’m pretty sure there have been proposals already which would require that to be extended to
>    ::?[A-z0-9-]+(\(.*\))?

My point was that right now there are no real restrictions on the syntax 
of future pseudo-elements or pseudo-classes, and certainly not on 
prefixed ones.

So having some sort of setup where "as little as possible" is dropped 
would involve defining restrictions on said future syntax so that UAs 
now know what they're supposed to drop.

Make sense?

Received on Friday, 9 March 2012 17:38:00 UTC

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