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Re: [selectors4] Proposal for extending Selectors Level 4 with possibility to select attributes

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2013 18:05:20 +0000
Message-ID: <52793360.1050009@exyr.org>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Le 05/11/2013 17:48, Tab Atkins Jr. a écrit :
> On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 9:12 AM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:
>> Le 05/11/2013 16:42, Tab Atkins Jr. a écrit :
>>> Remember that that restriction isn't actually part of the syntax any
>>> longer (or rather, we agreed to remove it from the syntax).  It's just
>>> that several pseudo-elements don't have any children or siblings, so
>>> by definition anything following them will cause the match to fail.
>> That’s not what I read in the spec:
>> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/selectors4/#pseudo-elements
>> "Must", as I understand it, means that selectors that do otherwise are
>> invalid rather than merely not matching anything. (BTW I found this hard to
>> follow.)
>> The change from Level 3 is that pseudo-elements may be followed by "user
>> action pseudo-classes".
> Yeah, the spec hasn't been updated yet, but we agreed that
> pseudo-elements *can* be followed by arbitrary other selectors.  This
> is only relevant for pseudo-elements that can contain content, like
> ::region or ::content (from Shadow DOM).

That’s case-by-case for pseudo-element where it’s relevant, right? 
`div::after p` will still be invalid?

Simon Sapin
Received on Tuesday, 5 November 2013 18:05:53 UTC

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