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Re: border on broken line boxes (was Re: 14.2.1 'background-position' - block level only?)

From: Ian Hickson <exxieh@bath.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 1998 00:25:13 +0100
Message-ID: <010401bddab7$e6a53920$cc20268a@hpxu>
To: Tantek Celik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, Hakon Lie <howcome@w3.org>
Cc: Style Sheet mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
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Tantek wrote:
> Speaking of broken line boxes, it does not seem clear from the
> CSS2 spec how a conforming user agent is supposed to render
> borders on broken line boxes (maybe I just missed that page
> out of the 300+ pp. :-).  
I know how you feel, because I just spent at lest 45 minutes trying to
answer that very question for my last message (same thread) to www-style.
The answer would seem to be in the diagram at the end of section 9.4.2
(there is an ASCII version at the end of my last post):

http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/visuren.html#inline-formatting

I think that this clears it up, although it is only a brief explanation.

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