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

From: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:51:00 -0400
Message-ID: <CADC=+je8vGkHQFeXJ2y-ANT=z5Zq79ACzNcMjz5ZJQYMMHkoqg@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 1:34 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> On 08/20/2015 09:34 AM, Brad Kemper wrote:
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>>> 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.
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>>
>> ':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.
>
>
> Well, but it matches even when there is no white space. :)
>
>> 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")?
>
>
> :empty-ish works for me, lacking a better proposal. ._.;;
>
> But it's clearly silly. :)
>
> ~fantasai
>


how about :null or :void?

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