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Re: [css3-text] Word wrap confirmation

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 08:05:34 +0000
Message-ID: <45EE724E.40708@dorward.me.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

Daniel Beardsmore wrote:

>> Generally because it is either (a) Experimental or (b) Unfinished

> But it would seem better, if such a feature is defined in CSS (which it is)

It isn't. The Mozilla implementation doesn't entirely (as far as I know) 
match the draft specification, and the specification is not yet a 
recommendation and thus subject to change.

> After all, if you don't implement it, you get pretty useless output! All 
> newlines and consecutive spaces are lost.

CSS is supposed to be an optional presentation layer, the HTML should be 
capable of standing on its own.

> So if there is something like a working implementation, let people see it.

They do - by giving it a different name. That way people can try it out. 
When (and if) they finish implementing it / the spec becomes a 
recommendation, they can change the name.

David Dorward                               <http://dorward.me.uk/>
Received on Wednesday, 7 March 2007 08:05:43 UTC

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