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Re: [selectors4] no way to select visible children

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:56:53 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCR0rRmAUjhcOGp0sFhZQdJGUPN0YdHcBf1Q0dMBcU3tg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Aaron Reisman <aaron@hired.com>
Cc: Marat Tanalin <mtanalin@yandex.ru>, Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 11:03 AM, Aaron Reisman <aaron@hired.com> wrote:
> I'm ok with throwing an message to the console for people that are abusing
> the feature/not sure what they're doing and not applying the styles.
>
> though I don't think that's currently being done with any other CSS
> features, is it?

"Don't do that" is an acceptable response from a JS library, which is
okay with crashing or otherwise working in bizarre ways when misused.
It's not appropriate or possible for browsers.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 23 July 2015 20:57:41 UTC

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