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Re: CSS Text level 3 LCWD

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:42:58 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAzmyDZgG4zHbbz1eNHZWVJ6WanNXyu97zPD9Txpz7FAg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Lamont <charles@gateho.gotadsl.co.uk>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 5:25 PM, Charles Lamont
<charles@gateho.gotadsl.co.uk> wrote:
> LCWD says "You are strongly encouraged to complain if you see something
> stupid in this draft."
>
> Dropping  'text-align: <string> value'  falls with a huge thud into the
> category of stupid.
>
> Am I right in thinking that although CSS has been in development for 17
> years, we are still not going
> to have a proper way of aligning a column of figures on the decimal point?
> If so, it beggars belief.
>
> I suppose it is because it appears still to be unsupported:
>
>  https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/text-align
>
> Is it so difficult? Is it regarded, bizarre as the idea seems, as
> unimportant?

It still exists in Level 4, it was just removed from Level 3.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 1 April 2014 00:43:45 UTC

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