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Re: [css3-gcpm] Named strings: place of assignment

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 01:21:01 +0200
Message-ID: <20128.44253.20350.300384@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Peter Moulder <peter.moulder@monash.edu>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Peter,

Thanks for excellent analysis of string-set in this and other
messages. I agree with your suggested solution for how to more
precisely define when string-set should trigger:

 > Based on the above considerations, the tentative suggestion would be
 > that the assignment is considered to occur in exactly one place for an
 > element, namely at the start of that element, and based on content box;
 > or the location of the placeholder in the case of out-of-flow elements
 > (including display:none, assuming the currently specified behaviour of
 > string-set continuing to apply despite display:none).
 > 
 > The behaviour for bidi would be based on logical (i.e. in-source-document)
 > order, which happens to be a conceptual match for the choice of placing
 > out-of-flow things according to their placeholder (source location)
 > rather than visual position.

I'll try to formulate this into spec-language along with the other
changes due to your messages on this topic.

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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