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Re: Rules for breaking at inline boundaries?

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 1 Feb 2003 14:10:29 -0800
Cc: www-style@w3.org
To: fantasai <fantasai@escape.com>
Message-Id: <F90EB21A-3631-11D7-95FE-00039382AC6C@apple.com>

Ok, that's how I thought it was supposed to work.  Thanks to all for 
clarifying.

dave

On Saturday, February 1, 2003, at 09:35 AM, fantasai wrote:

>
> David Hyatt wrote:
>> What happens when I put left/right borders/margins/padding on the 
>> spans?  Visually they're going to look distinct now.  Do I still 
>> treat them as a single run?
>>
>>> <span>D</span><span>a</span><span>v</span><span>e</span>
>
> Yes. The word breaking behavior shouldn't change just because
> margin > 0.
>
> Suppose "Dave" was the heading of a page. You could create a
> ransom-letter effect by putting a border around each letter
> and specifying different fonts for each. This doesn't mean
> "Dave" should be treated as individual words.
>
> ~fantasai
>
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