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Re: ::first-letter on inlines (ID #180)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 23:44:12 +0000 (UTC)
To: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Cc: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, CSS Testsuites <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0511102343430.9929@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 10 Nov 2005, Tantek Çelik wrote:
>
> On 11/10/05 11:41 AM, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > On Thu, 10 Nov 2005, Bert Bos wrote:
> >> 
> >> On Thursday 10 November 2005 16:32, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> >>> Since when should ::first-letter apply to inline elements[1]?
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> [1]<http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Test/CSS3/Selectors/current/html/stat
> >>> ic/flat/css3-modsel-180.html>
> >> 
> >> From 5.12.2:
> >> 
> >>     "The :first-letter pseudo-element applies to block, list-item,
> >>     table-cell, table-caption and inline-block elements."
> >> 
> >> I think the test is indeed wrong.
> > 
> > Oh, right, this is one of the things we changed at one point. The current
> > selectors CR says it applies to all elements; the next draft (and 2.1)
> > says it doesn't.
> > 
> > Test fixed.
> 
> I thought the working group decided that this was a legitimate *addition* in
> Selectors (but not in 2.1).

Possible; do we have implementations? I actually think we originally 
decided that and then decided otherwise, but I could be wrong.

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