Am 31.03.2011 13:12 schrieb Barney Carroll:
> But even from that angle, can this be considered good practice? Isn't
> it contrary to the specification's intentions in forbidding digit-led
> identifiers using the standard methods? Would you genuinely suggest
> this advice to the OP, or is this purely an exercise in exploiting
> spec loopholes?
I could imagine a hypothetic Web application that generates class names
from any other information, which may start with a digit. Thus class
names may not even be known at coding time. In that case, escaping all
digits might be a valuable alternative.
> A simpler question, that has still yet to be answered, is why
> digit-led class or id identifiers are banned in the first place. Alan,
> Phil â€” any ideas?
Interesting question I was wondering about since I learnt CSS.
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