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- From: Chris Maden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Date: Thu, 6 Aug 1998 18:01:08 -0400 (EDT)
> Chris Maden scripsit:
> > "[W]ill" in what sense? In the sense that IE 5, developed before
> > the current namespace spec does this? In the sense that you think
> > it might.
> In the sense of clause 5.4 of CSS2: "A type selector matches the
> name of a document language element type". The name, not the
Yeah, but when that was written, the colon wasn't a legal name
character. (Well, strictly, it was legal but reserved.) Trying to
argue that namespaces are broken, because something that doesn't know
about them doesn't work with them, is broken.
> > The behavior of CSS in the presence of namespaces is undefined.
> > But I have every reason to expect that it will follow the
> > (soon-to-be-)defined behavior of XSL, which is that the universal
> > name is compared.
> "Every reason" as in "reasons you can't talk about"?
No; it's just the sensical thing to do.
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