@IrishFaithful IE6 o.O
Also, your statement isn’t very clear. CSS selectors are what we use to style our documents. The only way we can avoid using selectors is to avoid using CSS. I can only assume that you actually meant ‘descendant’ selectors? Descendant selectors are the least effective way to target an element (in terms of speed), so using the child combinator (>) is actually quicker.