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Re: CSS3 Line comments (WD-css3-linebox-20020515)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 23:59:42 +0100
Message-ID: <3D07D25E.8030806@hixie.ch>
To: Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Etan Wexler wrote:
> Ian Hickson commented on my comment:
>>> Change "root inline element" to "root inline object"
>>
>> The correct term is "root inline box".
> 
> If a block has more than one line, the block's root inline thing must 
> encompass each line, yes?  So one box is too few.

The anonymous inline block that wraps all anonymous content of a block is called 
the root inline box. Whether that box spans more than one line or whatever isn't 
really relevant...

-- 
Ian Hickson
``The inability of a user agent to implement part of this specification due to
the limitations of a particular device (e.g., non interactive user agents will
probably not implement dynamic pseudo-classes because they make no sense
without interactivity) does not imply non-conformance.'' -- Selectors, Sec13
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