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Re: <br> and generated-content

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 22:18:25 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600807020318u44dd1133iaf0a3a6e0dfaf7fc@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Alan Gresley" <alan@css-class.com>
Cc: "Brad Kemper" <brkemper@comcast.net>, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 6:47 PM, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com> wrote:

> Robert O'Callahan wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 2:41 PM, Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net> wrote:
>>  br { height:0; display:block; }
>>> It breaks lines by creating a zero-height block in the middle of inline
>>> content. Like as with most browsers, two of them has the same effect as
>>> one,
>>> unless there is some non-collapsing character in-between, such as a
>>> &nobr;
>> Huh? <br><br> is not equivalent to <br> today.
>> Rob
> Rob, I don't understand your reasoning here. We can have <br><br><br>
> forever and they all will take up zero height with height:0.

In my browser, they don't.

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