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Re: Revising text wrapping, line breaking, and white space properties in CSS3 (CSS3 Text: 6 and 7)

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2004 20:51:36 -0400
Message-ID: <416C7C18.7060100@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

Richard Ishida wrote:
> Hi Fantasai,
>
> Some more notes.  I've spent a fair deal of time (re-)familiarising myself
> with the issues, particularly wrt ideographic and south-east asian
> implications.  Before making any comments, I'd like to check I understand
> clearly what you propose for white space handling. See below:
>
> [BTW: I think the spec would be much more readable by the average implementor
> and content author if the properties were introduced in a different order.
>
> I think that one should start with white space handling, of which
> linefeed-treatment is a secondary part, then word wrapping, then the items
> that are secondary to that: ie. current line-break, word-break-cjk,
> word-break-inside, etc.  This follows more closely the order of the in which
> these things are likely to be applied/refined.]

Sounds reasonable to me.

> Let me know if this is correct understanding, and I'll send some other
> comments.

Yes. I like the way you explained it. :)

~fantasai


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