Re: Naming of selector that matches :empty or only-whitespace (was Re: [CSSWG] Minutes Telecon 2013-04-10)

As a author I would've preferred :empty. It's a shame it's used in a non obvious way IMHO.

:leafnode (as in furthest node in the tree)
:leaf (see above)
:vacant(better match for current empty IMHO)

Stefan Wallin
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On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 6:33 PM, Brian Kardell <> wrote:

> On Apr 22, 2013 12:22 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 7:30 AM, Brian Kardell <> wrote:
>> > How about :blank
>> That's what we're currently using in the spec.
> Yeah, and was the first thing in the minutes too :)  i was merely
> suggesting that i liked that best.  As for the ability to use it for forms,
> empty seems rational there to me if you need that, but why would you really
> unless it were :invalid

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