[thelist] what characters are allowed in class="..."?
lee.kowalkowski at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 24 15:15:42 CST 2007
On 24/12/2007, Hassan Schroeder <hassan.schroeder at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 24, 2007 5:06 AM, Zhang Weiwu <zhangweiwu at realss.com> wrote:
> > I read the spec and understood it in a way that all characters except
> > carrier-return and spaces are allowed to be used as class name:
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/global.html#h-7.5.2
> How you get "all characters" out of this:
> ID and NAME tokens must begin with a letter ([A-Za-z]) and may be
> followed by any number of letters, digits ([0-9]), hyphens ("-"),
> underscores ("_"), colons (":"), and periods (".").
That's the definition of ID and NAME (for the ID attribute), not CDATA
(for the class attribute). Here:
However, that's not all, the CSS specification has further
> :: I'm not sure, but yes, hyphens are OK.
LOL, same conclusion anyway! Perhaps vim is highlighting html tag names.
I had trouble with underscores in Opera 6 (or maybe even older), but
that resulted in me using dashes pretty much all the time.
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