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

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 10:24:59 -0700
Message-Id: <42A9F5E5-4931-433E-B669-9F6E54BE6D10@comcast.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>

On Mar 20, 2008, at 9:54 AM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> Brad Kemper wrote:
>>> P.S.  Some of these issues do exist with ::first-line as it stands.
>> That's what I was thinking as I read your comments. It seems like  
>> you must already have strategies for dealing with it. I didn't  
>> completely follow why its currently a "a little easier to deal  
>> with" than what I was suggesting. Does this actually make it much  
>> worse?
> Yes.  It violates the CSS processing model in a much more serious  
> way than the existing first-line setup.  And even the existing one  
> is bad enough that I've been really tempted to just back it out  
> completely instead of continuing to try to make it work somehow.
>> If getComputedStyle() doesn't work on first-line (because it is  
>> not part of the document tree), then I would not expect it to work  
>> on its descendants either.
> That doesn't make much sense, since those descendants _are_ in the  
> tree.

Yeah, OK.
Received on Thursday, 20 March 2008 17:58:52 UTC

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