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

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2013 22:50:59 +0200
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Tim Leverett <zzzzbov@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <jbv5n8hq65um2g9g667f35f2d6k757dcll@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 11:05 AM, Tim Leverett <zzzzbov@gmail.com> wrote:
>>     <div class="images">
>>         <img src="/path/to/image1.jpg" alt="lorem ipsum" />
>>         <img src="/path/to/image2.jpg" alt="lorem ipsum" />
>>         <img src="/path/to/image3.jpg" alt="lorem ipsum" />
>>     </div>
>>
>> By default, these images will display each separated by a space character.
>> If the desired effect is to not have spaces between the images, the markup
>> needs to be changed,
>
>Nah, just use MOAR FLEXBOX:
>
>.images {
>  display: flex;
>  justify-content: center;
>}
>
>DONE. ^_^

An author who thinks about the problem in terms of how to control the
handling of the space character is quite likely to look up the `white-
space` property for a solution. Using "flexbox" for this sounds quite
a bit like "Why does auto attribute for margin not work vertically?",
unless it ends up being a really big hammer in authors' toolboxes.
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