- Discussion About Semantic Markup
A series of posts by Mark Pilgrim.
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Andy Clarke discusses naming conventions.
Eric Meyer follows that up with his thoughts on "structural naming".
Andy explores a bit more in response to Eric's follow-up.
- Inspiration for Semantic Names
A gold mine!
Light discussion around conventions. Leads to...
Examples of class names commonly used by a number of authors.
- CSS Performance and Such
Explores (and references) some attempts at comparing the performance of short, class-targeting selector versus selectors defined with descendants.
Shaun Inman makes an interesting proposal for adding "qualified" (or parent) selectors to the CSS spec. Pay attention to the discussion, especially the comments from Dave Hyatt.
From 2000, a post by Dave Hyatt on browser performance in regard to CSS rule definitions. Talks about matches starting with the rightmost selector. The article is specifically about "Mozilla UI", but probably relevant to Mozilla in general and, now that Dave is at Apple, Safari too.