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Re: [css-selectors] Tagname based substrings

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2016 10:48:23 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCW-g+pMfbz_0-OVQkx1+NBqC9A5-G6e5eiY8PrTf-qxg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Davis, Greg" <greg.davis@pearson.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 9:59 AM, Davis, Greg <greg.davis@pearson.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> In my ongoing investigation of web components, I'm finding a place where I
> want to target a substring of a tagname to keep the authoring semantic. That
> is, when I author my tags like this:
> <x-navigation />
> <x-quiz />
> etc...
>
> I want to namespace to them so they have shared attributes like fonts, etc.
> I can't find a way in the documentation on attribute substrings, but might
> just be missing it. Is there a way to target a tagname? I'm thinking like
> this:
>
> *[tagname^="x-"] { ... }

Is this just a matter of wanting to style all of your custom elements
in a particular way?  Or do you need to distinguish between groups of
custom elements?

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 6 April 2016 17:49:10 UTC

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