Allows authors to scope style rules to a given element. The key difference between this and a regular descendant combinator is that the "scoping proximity" cascade criterion is applied to the style rules, which makes it possible to weigh the priority of declarations according to the distance to a given scoping root.



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Specification currently under development in a Working Group

Status in Chromium


No active development (tracking bug)

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Last updated on 2022-03-25