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Strange behavior for superscript text

From: Josť Carlos Santos <jcsantos@fc.up.pt>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 10:04:56 +0000
Message-ID: <4BAC86C8.40607@fc.up.pt>
To: www-amaya@w3.org
Hi all:

Please consider this HTML file:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" lang="en">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<p>An<sup><i>H</i>&cap;</sup> example</p>

If I see it with Amaya it looks correct: what I get is the word "An" 
followed by an italic H and an intersection symbol in superscript and 
then a space and the word "example".

Now add the line

<link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />

to the header and suppose that the index.css file contains only this line:

p {text-align : justify}

Then something strange happens: the H and the intersection symbol get 
moved to the right and are put over the word "example".

Is this a bug? I suppose so.

Best regards,

Jose Carlos Santos
Received on Friday, 26 March 2010 10:05:31 UTC

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