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

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2014 07:51:31 +0100
To: "Jirka Kosek" <jirka@kosek.cz>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: "Simon Sapin" <simon.sapin@exyr.org>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.xbzbz5whidj3kv@simons-mbp>
On Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:34:02 +0100, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>  

>> Although I can follow you reasoning, I don't consider such behaviour of
>> * really useful and logical.

I think we were talking past each other because Tab and I were saying that  
the inconsistency is a fact, while you said it doesn't exist because it  
would not be useful and because there is another inconsistency in  
Selectors also (which doesn't follow).

>> If you really think that having ::attr(*) for all attributes will result
>> in dead kittens, let's move on and have ::attr() for choosing all
>> attributes.
> Hey, it's even less typing!  Let's move on with this, yeah.


Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Friday, 28 February 2014 06:52:05 UTC

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