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Re: <br> and generated-content

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2008 19:54:10 +0200
Message-ID: <486A6F42.5080703@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Daniel Glazman wrote:
>> It's off-topic but since we deal with <br> here, I urge
>> browser vendors to fully support ::before and ::after on <br>.
>> This allows very simple effects like
>>
>> body[showBRs="true"] br::before {
>>   content: "\0000b6"; /*  */
>> }
> 
> So in a UA which implements <br> using generated ::before this would 
> remove the line-break, and in a UA which implements <br> using generated 
> ::after this would leave the line-break, right?

I never said the behaviour of <br> does not have to be standardized
first. For the time being, <br> is just a black hole. I do hope HTML5
has a take on that issue.

</Daniel>
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