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#actions /* 0,1,0,0 */

.words /* 0,0,1,0 */


Hints:

Hint 1:

It's a coding language.

Hint 2:

The two lines are snippets that won't work on their own.

Hint 3:

It's a stylesheet language.

Hint 4:

It's CSS.

Hint 5:

It relates to an aspect of CSS which many people find confusing.

Hint 6:

The numbers in the comments are there to help you, but they merely make other stuff more obvious.

Hint 7:

Why was the BEM naming convention created?

Hint 8:

It's about specificity.

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  • $\begingroup$ Actions speak louder than words... and as for Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) specificity, ID's (#) trump over class (.).... $\endgroup$ – zipzit Jun 2 '16 at 23:00
  • $\begingroup$ @zipzit Oh dear, that was too easy. Do you want to post that as an answer? $\endgroup$ – gcampbell Jun 2 '16 at 23:01
  • $\begingroup$ Gcampbell the actions and words gave it away. I didn't understand any of the coding, but that's a very common phrase $\endgroup$ – Inazuma Jun 2 '16 at 23:02
  • $\begingroup$ @Inazuma You guys don't have a sandbox like on PPCG? $\endgroup$ – gcampbell Jun 2 '16 at 23:07
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    $\begingroup$ Honestly, I would have given fewer hints.... but it was still a great first time ever posting. $\endgroup$ – zipzit Jun 2 '16 at 23:07
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Actions speak louder than words...

As for Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) specificity, ID's(#) trump over class(.) identifiers. Here's a reference.

CSS Specificity Rankings

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