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Robin Berjon wrote:
> Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
>> Thanks Robert. Fortunately, I only have to contend with IE for this
>> project. Closed worlds are scoped worlds by definition. ;-)
> Unfortunately, IE is such a poor excuse for a browser that you won't be
> able to do much with CSS. IE only does tagsoup rendering, you're feeding
> caviar to the pigs.
yea, well, so you consider 80-90% of users pigs. interesting. (oh, I see
can you tell me about another browser that handles it? can you tell me
about another browser that has the ability to do schema validation of
xml? (seriously -- I'm interested)
>> On the other hand, if the namespace prefixes are different, why the
> Because ':' is a special character in CSS, and has to be escaped if you
> want it to be part of a name selector.
>> Considering that CSS is in it's own syntax, and inside a comment,
>> there is a distinctly weird feel to the concept of it having ANY
>> impact on the XML namespaces. Obviously it does. Is that informally
>> specified, formally specified, or just another "gotta do it somehow
>> because of legacies" solution?
> CSS is *not* in a comment, that's just a broken hack. CSS has the
> ability to match on element names, and naturally this includes the
> ability to match namespaces.