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   Re: [xml-dev] Microsoft Hypes Up XUL As The Greatest Expiriment SinceAda

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Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
 > Is there some aspect of XUL or XAML that hasn't yet been
 > demonstrated in the examples here that does uses CSS selectors?

XUL uses CSS files linked to the page. Such files make full use of the 
CSS2 selector syntax (thanks to Mozilla's CSS compliance). Figuring out 
the style for a XUL element implies figuring out which CSS rules apply 
to it. So, Eric van der Vlist is right; one has to interpret CSS2 
selectors to apply style rules on generated XAML widjets when going from 
XUL to XAML. One can just generate CSS classes when going the other way 
around, that is from XAML to XUL, which is a lot easier.

On the XUL to XAML case, one would have to gather the CSS rules per 
XULElement and convert them to XAML presentation info and hope 
inheritance does not play such a big role, or that it does but it 
somehow get's tranfered along as the hierachical structure is more or 
less the same.

Lot's of mappings to do though, both between XUL+SVG to XAML and CSS to 

So, help anyone[1]?

[1] http://sourceforge.net/projects/xaml2xul/
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