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Re: Proposed ::last-line and ::last-letter selectors

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 10:52:57 -0700
To: Andrés <adelfino@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060814175257.GA28869@ridley.dbaron.org>
On Monday 2006-08-14 14:41 -0300, Andrés wrote:
> I couldn't find a way to get the functionality of those selectors;
> plus, it would make sense to have them since we have
> (first|child)(child|type).

Strongly opposed.

:first-line and :first-letter are hard enough to implement.  :last-line
and :last-letter are even harder due to handling of incremental
rendering and rewrapping of text, and are *not* common typographic
effects like :first-line and :first-letter are.


L. David Baron                                <URL: http://dbaron.org/ >
           Technical Lead, Layout & CSS, Mozilla Corporation

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