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Re: [css2.1] :first-line behvior

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 17:20:36 -0500
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <94C5F7D0-BEC2-4D42-B1A7-68CBFB41717B@apple.com>
To: Sergey Malkin <sergeym@windows.microsoft.com>

Yeah that's a bug in Safari all right.  Thanks.  I'll get it filed and  
fixed.

dave
(hyatt@apple.com)

On Mar 19, 2008, at 4:05 PM, Sergey Malkin wrote:

> It is actually much simpler scenario:
>
>   <style>
>     p                   {color:green;}
>     p:first-line        {color:blue;}
>   </style>
>   <body style="font-size:48pt;" >
>   <div>
>      <p>This is long <span style="display:inline-block; ">paragraph  
> that may be broken into several </span> lines.</p>
>      <p>This is long <span >paragraph that may be broken into  
> several </span> lines.</p>
>   </div>
>
> Even if whole text fit into single line, span remains green in first  
> paragraph and blue is in second.
>
> Thanks,
> Sergey
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Hyatt [mailto:hyatt@apple.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 11:39 AM
> To: Sergey Malkin
> Cc: www-style@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [css2.1] :first-line behvior
>
> It's hard for me to tell what behavior in Safari you think is wrong.
> Could you elaborate?
>
> dave
>
> On Mar 19, 2008, at 1:32 PM, Sergey Malkin wrote:
>
>>
>> Several people already pointed out to me, that "div:first-line span"
>> is not valid for CSS and should be ignored. So behavior I expect is
>> incorrect, but behavior of Opera and Safari still seems wrong.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Sergey
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On
>> Behalf Of Sergey Malkin
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 10:31 AM
>> To: www-style@w3.org
>> Subject: RE: [css2.1] :first-line behvior
>>
>>
>> 5.12.1, "The :first-line pseudo element", says that in case of
>> nested blocks pseudo elements for all blocks should be nested inside
>> innermost block-level element:
>>
>> <div>
>>  <p> Abc </p>
>>  <p> Xyz </p>
>> </div>
>>
>> should be processed as
>>
>> <div>
>>  <p><div:first-line><p:first-line>Abc</p:first-line></div:first-
>> line></p>
>>  <p><p:first-line>Abc</p:first-line></p>
>> </div>
>>
>> In reality, I do not see any browser implementing this, div:first-
>> line is ignored. Test case I used was:
>>
>>  <html>
>>  <style>
>>    div             {font-family:Verdana;}
>>    div:first-line  {font-family:Georgia;}
>>    p               {color:green;}
>>    p:first-line    {color:blue;}
>>  </style>
>>  <body>
>>     <div><p>This is long paragraph that may be broken into several
>> lines.</p></div>
>>  </body>
>>  </html>
>>
>> Spec uses "should" for this behavior, and since CSSS1 and CSS2 did
>> not specify this case, authors should not rely on this behavior. So,
>> should this case just be removed from the spec and left unspecified?
>>
>> Another interesting case is selecting style like "div:first-line
>> span":
>>
>>  <html>
>>  <style>
>>    div             {font-family:Verdana;}
>>    div:first-line  {font-family:Georgia;}
>>    p               {color:green;}
>>    p:first-line    {color:blue;}
>>    div:first-line span {font-weight:bold;}
>>  </style>
>>  <body>
>>  <div>
>>     <p>This is long <span style="display:inline-block">paragraph
>> that may be broken into several </span>lines.</p>
>>     <p>This is long <span style="display:inline-block">paragraph
>> that may be broken into several </span>lines.</p>
>>  </div>
>>  </body>
>>  </html>
>>
>> Span style works only in Opera and only if span is set to
>> display:inline-block, but it will apply this rule to the span even
>> if it is on the second line and to both paragraphs. In Safari,
>> specifying display:inline-block causes p:first-line stop working
>> inside this span. Firefox just seems to ignore "div:first-line span"
>> style. I would expect bold to appear for the span if it appears on
>> first line, either inside inline-block or not, and for the first
>> paragraph only. Am I right?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Sergey
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 19 March 2008 22:21:20 GMT

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