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Re: [css4-text] A non-inherited property to control behavior of whitespace-only child boxes

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2012 11:30:22 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDC=hf2vcABTJ7Kby7iAcYKGxUF9=H0hi7kBXQwvVSUb2Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 3:05 AM, Christoph Päper
<christoph.paeper@crissov.de> wrote:
> Tab Atkins Jr. (2012-03-29 21:30):
>> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 12:25 PM, fantasai
>>>> `white-space-collapse` instead of `text-space-collapse`.
>>>
>>> That would've been ideal, but we got objections to that from the XSL:FO people, who are using the same name for something that's not quite the same.
>>
>> This seems irrelevant except from a "let's all be happy and get along, with rainbows!" perspective.  XSL-FO is not used on the web.
>
> That’s irrelevant. Either all CSS and CSS-like features (i.e. selectors, descriptors, properties and values) from W3C specifications can be used alongside each other or we need some kind of namespaces, which we already have in form of vendor prefixes.

No, there's a third option: ignore irrelevant extensions to CSS that
don't matter for the web.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 5 April 2012 18:31:11 GMT

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