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Re: [css3-text] Feature request: "white-space: ignore"

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 23:57:15 -0700
Message-ID: <5170EACB.2070201@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 04/18/2013 05:23 PM, Jon Ronnenberg wrote:
> Hi guys.
>
> I just want to point out that Bert's feature request could help sooth a much bigger issue that we (front end devs) are
> battling with fluid grid systems. As the discussions at https://github.com/csswizardry/inuit.css/issues/194 and
> https://github.com/csswizardry/inuit.css/issues/170 show.
>
> As the CSS3 Text Module <http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-text/#white-space> is still a working draft, would anyone mind that,
> 'white-space': discard|ignore is written into the draft? There is already a note, ISSUE 3, that states /"There have been
> requests for the ability to "discard" white space; the current definition has no facility for this."/

As was mentioned earlier in this thread, use Flexbox.
Inline-blocks were not designed for that kind of layout;
that's why they don't collapse away the white space.
   http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-flexbox/

~fantasai
Received on Friday, 19 April 2013 06:57:43 UTC

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