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Re: text-align in CSS 2.1 (was: New drafts, CSS 2.1, ...)

From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2002 16:20:01 -0700
To: <www-style@w3.org>
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On 8/5/02 6:05 AM, "Rijk van Geijtenbeek" <rijk@iname.com> wrote:

> 
> 
>> CSS 2.1
>>     CSS level 2 revision 1
>>     http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-CSS21-20020802/
> 
>>     This is the revised edition of CSS2. It has all the errata
>>     folded in, it omits all the features for which we don't expect
>>     sufficient implementations by the end of this year,
> 
> AFAIK (never tried Knoq or iCan), no browser currently supports
> text-align on a string. Shouldn't this be dropped?
> 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-CSS21-20020802/text.html#alignment-prop
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-CSS21-20020802/tables.html#column-alignment

Yes, this should have been dropped.  Thank you for catching this oversight.
Expect it to be dropped from the next draft.

> It would be very useful to have it actually implemented of course!

Indeed.  And as such it is in CSS3 Module: Text:
 
 http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-text/#alignment-prop

Thanks,

Tantek
Received on Monday, 5 August 2002 19:13:51 GMT

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