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:first-line errors

From: Matthew Brealey <thelawnet@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 01:19:57 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20000126091957.20009.qmail@web902.mail.yahoo.com>
To: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
The :first-line pseudo-element is similar to an inline-level element, but
with certain restrictions. Only the following properties apply to a
:first-line pseudo-element: font properties, color properties, background
properties, 'word-spacing', 'letter-spacing', 'text-decoration',
'vertical-align', 'text-transform', 'line-height', 'text-shadow', and

This is a grave error. Vertical-align can have no effect since :first-line
selects a line box, and line boxes are stacked without separation.

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