W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > February 2010

Re: collapsible property

From: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 18:19:35 -0800
Message-ID: <4B736937.5010109@terrainformatica.com>
To: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style@w3.org, Daniel Danilatos <danilatos@google.com>, Julie Parent <jparent@chromium.org>
Ojan Vafai wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 5:43 PM, Andrew Fedoniouk 
> <news@terrainformatica.com <mailto:news@terrainformatica.com>> wrote:
> 
>     Ojan Vafai wrote:
> 
>         On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 5:05 PM, fantasai
>         <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net
>         <mailto:fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
>         <mailto:fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net
>         <mailto:fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>>> wrote:
> 
> 
>         No. I'm referring to empty block nodes collapsing. For example,
>         <p></p> will render a 0-height paragraph element.
> 
>         Ojan
> 
> 
>     What about this:
> 
>     p
>     {
>      min-height:1em;
>     }
> 
> 
> Does this work? You want the height to be the line-height. As in, there 
> are cases where the line-height is not 1em. Also, what if you want some 
> divs to be <1em?
> 
> Ojan

I suspect that having something like this:

p:empty
{
   min-height:1em;
}

would be enough for WYSIWYG editing use cases. You just need box to put 
caret in and this rule will allow you to do so. If "no" then what are 
other uses cases?

-- 
Andrew Fedoniouk.

http://terrainformatica.com
Received on Thursday, 11 February 2010 02:20:35 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 26 March 2013 17:20:24 GMT