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Re: [css3-text] Current draft vs previous candidate recommendation

From: Anand K Kalyanasundaram <anand.kalyanasundaram@oracle.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:51:55 +0530
Message-ID: <4F94E6F3.6080802@oracle.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Thanks TJ. That helps a lot.


On 4/20/2012 8:52 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 2:26 AM, Anand K Kalyanasundaram
> <anand.kalyanasundaram@oracle.com>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The text module http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/CR-css3-text-20030514/ was a
>> Candidate Recommendation. But the latest version:
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-text/ is a Working Draft. I came across this while
>> looking for the definition of property "text-line-through". This property
>> has been removed in the latest working draft. It has been replaced by a
>> property value for text-decoration-line.
>> I am not sure what the current browsers support. But, could someone please
>> tell me what is the recommendation for CSS tool developers ? Which version
>> of the spec should be followed ?
>> I understand that this is a tough question to answer. But, could someone
>> post what they are doing ? Any other comments would be nice too.
> Luckily, this is actually a very easy question to answer.
> CSS3 Text did not receive adequate review when it first went to CR.
> (Note the date - it's from 2003.)  We pulled it back a little while
> ago to develop it more properly, and it hasn't yet stabilized *quite*
> enough to advance past WD yet (though we're working on that).
> However, the spec as it is today is much better than the CR-level
> draft from 2003.  Don't refer to that old draft for anything.
> ~TJ
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