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Re: CSS2 Query: 15.2 alignment

From: Bert Bos <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 1997 18:47:20 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199712081747.SAA07125@mygale.inria.fr>
To: "Eric A. Meyer" <eam3@po.cwru.edu>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Eric A. Meyer writes:
 >    In my perusals of the CSS2 draft specification, I suddenly realized that
 > 'text-align' seems to have been replaced with 'alignment.'  Is this
 > intentional, or an error in the CSS2 spec?  If intentional, will this bring
 > the Great Backwards Compatibility Debate up once again?

It's a mistake, a global-search-and-replace that went too far, and
wasn't discovered until after publication.

 >    Also, does anyone know where 'vertical-align' and 'line-height' went?  I
 > couldn't find them in the chapter on Text, nor in Fonts, but maybe I didn't
 > look hard enough (or was in the wrong places).

Try the index at the end. They are in 11.3

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