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Re: [css-selectors] Tagname based substrings

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:23:34 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDD_s6Ysz8GbxCpBXa4GvKEL8G+LP1Sg4eV+Dso+ong+OQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Davis, Greg" <greg.davis@pearson.com>
Cc: Rune Lillesveen <rune@opera.com>, Francois Remy <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Marat Tanalin <mtanalin@yandex.ru>
On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 3:12 PM, Davis, Greg <greg.davis@pearson.com> wrote:
> So, does this mean that universal selectors are not a good idea from an
> implementation algorithm perspective? From the perspective of a user of CSS,
> I'd definitely rather find a hack for this vs slowing down the whole
> algorithm to get it :)

Universal selectors are fine, because they don't qualify at all.
They're not *fast* selectors, but they don't mess with anything else.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 12 April 2016 22:24:21 UTC

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