[whatwg] Predefined classes are gone

Charles Iliya Krempeaux supercanadian at gmail.com
Thu May 17 12:34:05 PDT 2007

Hello Adrienne,

On 5/17/07, Adrienne Travis <altravis at eidolongroup.com> wrote:


 But unfortunately, that
> totally breaks backwards-compatibility if not done very carefully. (If
> i declare class="dc:author" , i CAN'T address that in my stylesheet.

I believe you can style the class name "dc:author" with CSS code like the

dc\:author {
    /* Your style here */

(Note the backslash in there.)

So, no need for doing stuff with dashes.

If the namespacing was handled with dashes, like class="dc-author",
> that would work, though.)


See ya

    Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.

    charles @ reptile.ca
    supercanadian @ gmail.com

    developer weblog: http://ChangeLog.ca/
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