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Re: [selectors] :not(:checked) example is suboptimal

From: Chris Rebert <csswg@chrisrebert.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:11:03 -0700
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To: www-style@w3.org
On Mon, Feb 8, 2016, at 12:04 AM, Chris Rebert wrote:
> Currently, in https://drafts.csswg.org/selectors-4/#checked there's:
> 
> > EXAMPLE 34
> > An unchecked checkbox can be selected by using the negation pseudo-class:
> > :not(:checked)
> 
> This strikes me as a suboptimal, especially-unrealistic example since in
> addition to unchecked checkboxes, it also matches *all elements which
> lack a concept of checkedness* (i.e. almost all elements; e.g. <div>,
> <span>). (And unchecked radio buttons too, but that's a much more minor
> point.)
> 
> Perhaps the example selector could be qualified with
> `input[type="checkbox"]` ?

This correction has apparently been applied in
https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/commit/d3fbb3d6b4fcdf7e61427e2aa2ec4d77e738f04e

Regards,
Chris
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