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4.1 [CSS-Level1-2008] Section 2.1, Anchor pseudo-classes

V0901:

The [CSS-Level1-2008] specification states:

Section 2.1: Anchor pseudo-classes

All 'A' elements with an 'HREF' attribute will be put into one and only one of 
these groups.

All Document Modes (All Versions)

The :active pseudo-class is not mutually exclusive with the :link and :visited pseudo-classes.

V0902:

The [CSS-Level1-2008] specification states:

Section 2.1: Anchor pseudo-classes

In CSS1, anchor pseudo-classes have no effect on elements other than 'A'. 
Therefore, the element type can be omitted from the selector:
 
A:link { color: red }

:link { color: red }

IE8 Mode and IE9 Mode (All Versions)

The anchor pseudo-classes can be applied to elements other than <a>.

C0901:

The [CSS-Level1-2008] specification states:

Section 2.1: Anchor pseudo-classes

UAs may choose to move an element from 'visited' to 'link' after a certain time.

Quirks Mode and IE7 Mode (All Versions)

Elements are not changed from visited to link after a certain time.

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