W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > March 2007

Re: [css3-text] Word wrap confirmation

From: Daniel Beardsmore <public@telcontar.net>
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2007 23:23:33 +0000
Message-ID: <45EDF7F5.1040605@telcontar.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Daniel Beardsmore wrote:
>> So I tried it in IE 6 and Firefox 2 and, it seems to not be widely 
>> implemented, making it useless in the real world, which is a real pity.
> Gecko has "white-space: -moz-pre-wrap" which acts very similarly.  So if you do:

Damn, man. What's with Gecko renaming everything like that?

Please bear with me while I locate myself a suitable solid brick wall...

> it'll work in everything except IE.  With IE you're out of luck.  Of course CSS3 
> won't help the IE thing either, unless IE actually implements it.
> ...
> The ball's in the implementors' court.

Don't I know that :P

That's partly why I've never pushed for all my CSS3 ideas. (Including the ones 
that really don't exist in CSS 2 already ;)

But I suppose we have to have it all ready for when Microsoft sees the light.
Received on Tuesday, 6 March 2007 23:25:01 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:27:28 UTC