Expanded names are not enough

John Cowan cowan at locke.ccil.org
Thu Aug 6 23:38:27 BST 1998

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 UniversalName.
> 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"?

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