[thelist] Rules for CSS Style Names

kevin D. white kevin.white at bitshift.ws
Fri Mar 15 10:28:01 CST 2002

From: "Clive Sweeney" <clive at imageassociates.com>
> Very quick questions. I was just running a style sheet through the W3C's
> Validation Service and it returned a "parse error" on three styles. The
> thing I see in common is that they all contain an underscore in the style
> name. Is this a problem for browsers or just for the validator?

Netscape 4.x goes all woozy over underscores in CSS Class & ID names.  I
think they are disallowed in the CSS standard as well.  Best to just
completely avoid underscores in CSS names.

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