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Re: [css-ui] text-overflow: fade ?

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Oct 2013 21:52:07 -0700
Message-Id: <E1C5DD40-BAEE-4423-88DB-D63EA96FAC82@gmail.com>
Cc: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
> On Oct 3, 2013, at 4:44 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Thu, Oct 3, 2013 at 4:15 PM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:
>> This sounds like a new pseudo-class ':overflow' :-)
> 
> Nah, text-overflow is per-line, not per-element.

It could be pseudo element representing the last visible em-length of the overflowing line. Just like 'first-letter' selects part of a line (well, not exactly the same, as ::overflow would not be based on glyph boundaries). 
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