Omitted selector in CSS2 rulesets

abrahams at abrahams at
Sat May 22 21:59:05 BST 1999

The core syntax of CSS2 (Sec. 4.1.1 of the spec) specifies that the
selector in a ruleset is optional.  The syntax in Appendix D says the
same thing, but more elaborately.   Can anyone explain the rationale
behind making the selector optional, or what the effect is of a ruleset
without a selector?


Paul Abrahams

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