Rich Selection Pattern

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Design Pattern

Name: Rich Selection

Type: Structural

Problem: Allow more flexible styling than generally allowed by supported selectors and rules.

Context: CSS is composed of selectors and rules (which are, in turn, made up of properties and values). The support of particular selector methods and properties varies from browser to browser. CSS design techniques are limited to the least common denominator (or .... more coming

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