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Re: [CSSWG] Resolutions 2007-08-28

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 11:23:56 -0400
Message-ID: <46D58F8C.9040807@inkedblade.net>
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Bert Bos wrote:
> O
> Something related that we want in CSS, but haven't quite finished 
> designing yet, is a way to make a given text exactly fill a given 
> width. We have a proposed
>     last-line-align: size
> whose naming isn't as intuitive as we'd like but which means that the UA 
> adjusts the font size so that the text of the block fits exactly on one 
> line. Maybe 'text-align: justify; text-justify: size' is more 
> intuitive. It's useful for certain headings, e.g. (A related 
> addition, 'min-font-size' and 'max-font-size', allows to limit the 
> damage.)

IIRC, Paul and I removed that from CSS3 Text awhile ago. It's was
not a very well-designed feature: for example, it would look very
silly whenever the text was split into more than one line.

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