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Re: word-spacing property

From: Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2002 04:02:39 -0500
Message-Id: <v03102802b9fb9981dd5f@[64.24.83.35]>
To: www-style@w3.org, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

Ian Hickson wrote to <www-style@w3.org> on 14 November 2002 in "Re:
word-spacing property"
(<mid:Pine.LNX.4.21.0211141557160.18627-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>):

> On Thu, 14 Nov 2002, Stuart Ballard wrote:
> >
> > [...] 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) [...]
>
> I think it's totally left up to the UA.

I agree with Stuart and cannot agree that user agents may alter underlying
text based on 'word-spacing'.  I strongly encourage the addition of prose
to the specification to explain whether 'word-spacing' may affect
underlying text.

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Etan Wexler <mailto:ewexler@stickdog.com>
Received on Saturday, 16 November 2002 04:09:43 GMT

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