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Re: Réf. : Re: [css3-gcpm] float: footnote

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper.comcast@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2008 10:13:46 -0700
Cc: leslie.brown@evidian.com, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <A052FF66-64E4-426D-A664-E76B26D7B8F0@gmail.com>
To: howcome@opera.com


On Sep 4, 2008, at 1:22 AM, Håkon Wium Lie wrote:

>
> Also sprach leslie.brown@evidian.com:
>
>>> What would you like that footnote to look like on a web page?
>>
>> Pop it up when I hover the mouse over the footnote cue.
>
> Right, this makes sense. It's not a footnote, but it's a perfectly
> reasonable presentation of related information. The disucssion we
> should be having is how to create popups in CSS.
>
> Example XX in the current draft borrows some markup from the HTML5
> specification:
>
>   Sorry, <span title="This is, of course, a lie.">we're closing for  
> lunch</span>.
>
> Which, in most browsers, will result in a popup of some kind. So, it
> is doable today. To create a more general solution that also works for
> XML, perhaps we should have a way of saying "treat this text as a
> title attribute" in CSS.
>
> -h&kon
>              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
> howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
>


The presentation could also be as a sidenote, similar to what the  
sidenotes look like on this page:

http://worrydream.com/MagicInk/#p265
Received on Thursday, 4 September 2008 17:14:30 GMT

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