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

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 09:55:09 -0700
Message-Id: <EF43E4C7-E516-4420-B982-07577C57ABD2@gmail.com>
Cc: "Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu" <kennyluck@csail.mit.edu>, "Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com" <mtanalin@yandex.ru>, WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
On Mar 29, 2012, at 8:48 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:

> On 3/29/12 4:27 AM, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu wrote:
>> (12/03/29 8:42), Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>>> On 3/28/12 5:23 PM, Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com wrote:
>>>> Currently, it's somewhat tricky to use `display: inline-block` to
>>>> create gapless layout
>> 
>> For your information, this was brought up[1] as a use case for
>> 'text-space-collapse: discard;'.
> 
> text-space-collapse is inherited, which is not what's really needed here.

Maybe text-space-collapse shouldn't be inherited? If it wasn't, it'd be easy enough to write selectors to put it on descendants too if someone actually needed that. 
Received on Thursday, 29 March 2012 16:55:49 GMT

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