[whatwg] Selectors within <style scoped>

David Hyatt hyatt at apple.com
Thu Jun 16 14:18:57 PDT 2011

On Jun 16, 2011, at 4:14 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 1:48 PM, David Hyatt <hyatt at apple.com> wrote:
>> Do you actually mean try out both ":scope" tacked on to the end of the rule as well as ":scope " (note the space indicating a descendant selector) tacked on to the beginning?
>> So for example, #foo { } would turn into #foo:scope, :scope #foo { } thus allowing it to match either the scope or a descendant of the scope?
> No, it's an if/else.  "#foo" would be equivalent to ":scope #foo".  On
> the other hand, "#foo :scope" would be unaltered.
> ~TJ

So you're suggesting it would be impossible for a rule to match the scope itself without the author having to explicitly qualify it with :scope? That seems very unintuitive.

(hyatt at apple.com)

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