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Re: [CSS2.1] Text 16.6.2 Bidirectionality with Whitespace Collapsing

From: Tex Texin <tex@i18nguy.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2003 18:24:30 -0500
Message-ID: <3FA986AE.16DC978F@i18nguy.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai@escape.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org, W3c I18n Group <w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org>



fantasai wrote:
> > Yes, but the spaces are going to have to be somewhere, they are not always in
> > the middle of elements.
> > The GEO FAQ concluded it was better to have them in the beginning.
> 
> With the exception of some restrictive content models, you can almost always
> get away with putting them *outside* the elements -- which works better when
> you format them anyway. Imagine an underline or a border on <em>:
> 
>     some <em> more </em> text
> 
> It's better to have
> 
>     some <em>more</em> text
> 
Ok, I see what you mean. In the context of the FAQ though, I considered the
space after "some" to be a trailing space in the containing element.

tex
Received on Wednesday, 5 November 2003 18:25:25 GMT

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