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Re: HTML & CSS example

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 11:12:36 -0600
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+erdXjzZ6mWe=o7f97j8RP6M+va12nTwx6UUtr1B+hzXA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sean Hayes <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>
Cc: Timed Text Working Group <public-tt@w3.org>
On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 11:04 AM, Sean Hayes <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>wrote:

>  I set the display property to table and table cell using CSS.
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Ah, clever. I'd missed that. How widespread is support for this usage
amongh common UAs?


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> *From:* Glenn Adams [mailto:glenn@skynav.com]
> *Sent:* 30 May 2013 17:47
> *To:* Sean Hayes
> *Cc:* Timed Text Working Group
> *Subject:* Re: HTML & CSS example****
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> One quick comment, which is that 'vertical-align' property does not apply
> to <div/> or other block elements. One has to use either:****
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> (1)****
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> <div>****
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>   <table>****
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>     <tr>****
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>       <td style="vertical-align: bottom">****
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>         <div/>****
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>       </td>****
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>     </tr>****
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>   </table>****
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> </div>****
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> or****
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> (2) use the new CSS3 Box Alignment Module's align-content property [1]:***
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> <div style="align-content: end"/>****
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> [1] http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-align/#align-content****
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> Note that display-align's {before, center, after} values, correspond to
> align-content's {start, center, end} values. In particular, start and end
> are used now in CSS to refer to prior and later edges in a manner
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> I would suggest adopting approach (1) since few UAs support (2) at this
> time.****
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> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 9:54 AM, Sean Hayes <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>
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>  Here is the example I was talking about. This is not generated from my
> converter tool yet, I’ll be fixing that up over the next couple of days.**
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> Let me know if you see any bugs/gotchas****
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> Thanks****
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> Sean.****
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