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Re: Text-decoration and sub/sup elements

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 14:39:44 -0400
Message-Id: <200206141839.OAA00702@no-knife.mit.edu>
To: "REFSTRUP,JACOB (HP-Vancouver,ex1)" <jacob_refstrup@hp.com>
cc: "www-style (E-mail)" <www-style@w3.org>

> I noted that IE6 (Win32), Mozilla 1.1 Alpha, Netscape 7-PR1 all do the same.
> They draw the baseline relative to the element itself rather than the
> element that introduced the text-decoration. Opera 6 on the other hand does
> draw the text-decoration relative to the element that introduced it

For what it's worth, Mozilla's behavior is considered a bug [1], the
behavior described as correct in the relevant bug is identical to what
you describe Opera as doing.

[1] http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1777

Trying to handle strings with any language besides Perl feels
like trying to solder resistors to a motherboard with a forklift.
Received on Friday, 14 June 2002 14:39:46 UTC

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