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

From: Marat Tanalin <mtanalin@yandex.ru>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:40:19 +0300
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Patrick Dark <www-style.at.w3.org@patrick.dark.name>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <602311440520819@web4j.yandex.ru>
25.08.2015, 19:25, "Brad Kemper" <brad.kemper@gmail.com>:
>> šOn Aug 24, 2015, at 2:39 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>> šThis is just "a better :empty". It was a silly mistake of ours that
>> š:empty didn't apply to elements with only whitespace
>
> Agreed. So can we just fix :empty to be more broad, without breaking layouts? Or do we need a separate pseudo class?

Indeed, if `:empty` in its current form is a mistake, then we could just redefine it to include whitespace instead of inventing something similar but slightly different and potentially confusingly named.
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