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Re: Text-decoration and sub/sup elements

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 23:31:50 +0100
Message-ID: <3D0A6ED6.2010808@hixie.ch>
To: "REFSTRUP,JACOB (HP-Vancouver,ex1)" <jacob_refstrup@hp.com>
CC: "www-style (E-mail)" <www-style@w3.org>

REFSTRUP,JACOB (HP-Vancouver,ex1) wrote:
> I have been investigating the use of underline with <sup> and <sub>
> elements. In particular I have been trying to find out at what position the
> underline (overline or line-through) are drawn for elements offset from the
> baseline of the element that set the text-decoration.

Opera's behaviour is the closest to the intended behaviour. For Mozilla or 
Netscape, see bugzilla.mozilla.org, bug 1777. MacIE is relatively close to the 
intended behaviour too, I believe. For a clarified spec, see:


Although I agree that that still isn't the clearest description around. There 
are some more descriptive comments in bug 1777.

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