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Re: In support of the "line space" (nee <hr>)

From: Joanne Hunter <jrhunter@menagerie.tf>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2002 23:17:02 -0400
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <20020821231702.55eed9fe.jrhunter@menagerie.tf>

The following text was discovered Wednesday 21 August 2002 in a note
attributed to one "Micah Dubinko <MDubinko@cardiff.com>":
 
> The part I quoted was just the very end of one block of text and the very
> beginning of the next. And this particular story doesn't have any named
> sections at all (besides chapters), which is pretty common (at least in my
> library). So it wasn't that the author thought the subsection was "too
> small", but rather that a 'pause' was necessary before continuing. An
> unnamed <section> doesn't indicate any kind of a pause.

A little voice in the back of my head is telling me that the :before
pseudo-class and a little bit of CSS ad-hockery ought to handle this just
fine.

My only concern with that approach, though, as stated before, is that you
still can't control border width independent of element width in CSS2.


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