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Re: Bug in t1202-counters-17-d

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2006 18:59:03 +0000 (UTC)
To: W3C CSS <www-style@w3.org>
Cc: Allan Sandfeld Jensen <kde@carewolf.com>, public-css-testsuite-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0611201855440.14596@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 20 Nov 2006, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> >
> > :before,:after { white-space: pre-line }
>
> I wonder how all this matches up with existing implementations...  Gecko does
> not have "white-space: pre-line" defined for :before/:after.

This was a non-compliant with CSS2.

> Neither does Opera 9 (though Opera makes \A produce a line-break even if 
> "white-space: normal" is set, which looks like a bug to me).

This was what CSS2 required.

CSS2 revision 1 changed things such that the default is supposed to be 
what Opera does (i.e. default to white-space: pre-line) but that it can be 
changed like in Mozilla (i.e. that white-space applies). Both browsers 
should now change to match the compromise.

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