[whatwg] [WF2] Readonly and default pseudoclass matching

L. David Baron dbaron at dbaron.org
Sun Jul 31 10:33:44 PDT 2005

On Sunday 2005-07-31 11:29 -0500, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> >   Without knowing the details of how :hover came to be, I may be
> >setting myself up on this one, but I'll bet that it wasn't originally
> >defined in something like an HTML spec as only applying to links, then
> >was redefined to apply to all elements after the fact.
> It was defined in CSS1 to apply to links and then broadened in scope in 
> CSS2.

You're thinking of :active.

:hover was not in CSS1 at all, and no specification that I know of
limited it to links.


L. David Baron                                <URL: http://dbaron.org/ >
          Technical Lead, Layout & CSS, The Mozilla Foundation
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