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Re: Rendering feedback

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2009 22:55:29 +0100
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uoqu6ryfidj3kv@hp-a0a83fcd39d2>

On Mon, 02 Feb 2009 22:35:13 +0100, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:

>>   dl > dd { margin-left: 40px; } /* margin-right, for rtl elements */
>>
>> <dd>s not in a <dl> should still be indented.
>
> For what it's worth, in Quirks mode, Gecko does something quite a
> bit more complicated involving a forced line break and indentation,
> and makes such dd's display:inline.

I realise that IE does that too, but is it required for Web compat? Opera doesn't and I'm not aware of any page breaking because of it.


>>   body { color: black; background: white; }
>>
>> This should be on html:root instead (if at all).
>
> No, since then any author rules setting background on body would not
> get propagatated to the canvas per the rules in
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/colors.html#background .

Ah, right. Then it shouldn't be specified at all.


>>   abbr[title], acronym[title] { text-decoration: dotted underline; }
>>
>> This should be border-bottom: thin dotted.
>
> I think dotted text-decorations (once supported) would be superior
> to bottom borders here.

Oh, I was unaware of dotted text-decorations.

-- 
Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Monday, 2 February 2009 21:56:24 UTC

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