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[csswg-drafts] [css-inline] Initial Letter selection and hanging punctuation

From: Tab Atkins Jr. via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:47:42 +0000
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tabatkins has just created a new issue for 
https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts:

== [css-inline] Initial Letter selection and hanging punctuation ==
**On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 5:44 AM, Doonge .Hagen <doonge@oddsquad.org>
 wrote:**
> concerning 
https://drafts.csswg.org/css-inline/#initial-letter-styling
>
> Could you include an example with starting punctuation in the draft,
 and
> show how you would address it?
> Thanks.
>
> For instance (using non-english punctuation,
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guillemet , with spaces ):
>
> <p>« M. French here has a problem » said the inner voice. English 
wasn't the
> writer's native language, so he struggled a bit. « Perhaps, answered
 the
> writer, but will they care? »</p>
>
> Some consideration around this can be found at
> http://theworldsgreatestbook.com/book-design-part-6/ , in the "Book 
Design:
> Initial Caps with Quotation Marks" part at the very end of the 
document (I'm
> not the author).
>
> Typically, I see that opening punctuation has no special style 
applied to it
> (it has the same style than the whole paragraph, not the style of 
the
> initial-letter).
> Hence, I have the impression there has to be a finer control over 
what's in
> the pseudo element. An ability to exclude the special characters 
from the
> pseudo-selection.
>
> Something like: "exclude-punctuation: none | left | right | both;"


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