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About word-wrap

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2012 08:17:25 +0200
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.wdpyfb0didj3kv@simons-macbook-pro.local>

(http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-text/ gives a server error for me.)


Why is word-wrap renamed to overflow-wrap? The spec says UAs may support  
word-wrap also. This seems very silly. Please stick to word-wrap which is  
implemented in multiple browsers for years and is used by Web content.  
Renaming widely deployed features should not be done, even if the name is  

Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Thursday, 3 May 2012 06:17:56 UTC

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