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Re: [selectors-nonelement] ::attr(*|localname), ::attr(ns|*), and ::attr(*)

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2014 10:42:23 +0100
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "Jirka Kosek" <jirka@kosek.cz>
Cc: "Simon Sapin" <simon.sapin@exyr.org>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.xbvukxn4idj3kv@simons-mbp>
On Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:31:27 +0100, Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz> wrote:

> Two most common operations with attributes are selecting one specific or
> selecting all of them, so it makes sense to optimize for such cases. We
> shouldn't try to make namespace situation more messy then it is.

I would still like a reply to this question:

On Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:40:45 +0100, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:

>>> When would you want to select all attributes, by the way?
>> When there is a need to operate on all attributes.
> Can you give a concrete case?

Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 09:42:58 UTC

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