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Re: [selectors-4] :blank pseudo-class

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2015 09:34:14 -0700
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E672F247-2162-413D-883B-7521D1E3499A@gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>


> On Aug 19, 2015, at 3:17 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> 
> http://www.useragentman.com/blog/2012/11/05/css3-pseudo-classes-and-html5-forms-their-limitations-and-a-possible-solution/
> 
> The current :blank pseudo-class should probably be renamed
> and :blank used to indicate blank (omitted) form fields.

':white-space' seems like an obvious choice, and easy to remember. Would it be confusing because it is also a property name?

':space' maybe? Not space characters only, but (white) space in the markup. 

Or we can try for something that looks similar to ':empty'. Maybe ':empty-ish'? Too tongue-in-cheek? ':mostly-empty' (like "mostly dead" in "The Princess Bride")?
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