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Re: word-spacing property

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 15:59:55 +0000 (GMT)
To: Stuart Ballard <sballard@netreach.com>
Cc: Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>, Michel Suignard <michelsu@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0211141557160.18627-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 14 Nov 2002, Stuart Ballard wrote:
> I think I agree with this, but I'm not sure you adressed Etan's point 
> entirely, because you didn't indicate whether you consider your logic to 
> apply to word-spacing as well as white-space-treatment. In my opinion, 
> it doesn't: setting word-spacing to none would be something like using a 
> font where the space character has zero width: The space character is 
> still there (even in the presentation layer) but doesn't have any visual 
> representation. In that case I'd expect a paste to include the spaces, 
> even if it was pasting from the presentation layer.

I think it's totally left up to the UA.

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