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Re: [css3-text] overflow-wrap vs word-wrap

From: Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2012 03:01:01 +0300
Message-ID: <4F9DD63D.4020709@gmail.com>
To: "Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu" <kennyluck@csail.mit.edu>
CC: WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
On 30/4/12 01:39, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu wrote:
> By the way, I would like to ask a dumb question here: if we can rename
> 'word-wrap', why can't we fold this property into a value of
> 'word-break', say, 'word-break: overflow;'?
>
> It's been a year and half since the first time I read this spec, and I
> am still very often confused by these various line breaking properties.
> Correct me if I am wrong, there are four right?
>
> * 'line-break'
> * 'word-break'
> * 'overflow-wrap'
> * 'text-wrap'
>
> Am I missing something?
>
>
> Cheers,
> Kenny
Ditto. I always had the same thoughts & confusion about this.

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