While the spec (https://www.w3.org/TR/css-pseudo-4/#highlight-pseudos) is not finalized yet, many sites include ::selection styles which work for text color and background color in: - IE9+ - Edge - Chrome - Safari Firefox is the only holdout with support for a prefixed version only. While having it prefixed (or better, behind a flag) is the theoretical good approach, in practice it’s a web compat issue since ::selection is widely used on the Web, with two scenarios for Firefox: 1. ::-moz-selection is not included 2. ::-moz-selection is included but not updated, resulting in issues like hard to read or even *invisible* selections (Example: https://github.com/react-navigation/react-navigation.github.io/pull/41) Would unprefixing ::-moz-selection as-is doable at all? Cheers.
I suggested the same in bug 1427680. I'm happy to do it, though that is still waiting on input from dbaron. Friendly reminder :)
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
See Also: → 1427680
This screenshot shows a common issue with the lack of ::selection support: sites that use text-shadow for visual effects (in this case for mimicking text-decoration-skip-ink:auto) will remove the text-shadow on ::selection but often don't duplicate this style specifically for Firefox.
Woops, looks like this is a duplicate of bug 509958.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: Last year
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 509958
That bug does have way more context. Thanks!
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