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Re: Rendering: contenteditable

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2009 01:23:23 +0000 (UTC)
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0906100122350.1648@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 15 May 2009, Simon Pieters wrote:
> The spec should say in the rendering section that a block that is an 
> editing host and would with normal CSS rules collapse, should instead 
> act as if it had a line box so that it doesn't collapse. This is in 
> order to allow the user to be able to click in the element to place the 
> caret and start typing.

This would cause the rendering to not be at all WYSIWYG. I have, however, 
made the spec explicitly say that the caret is like an empty inline and 
that _it_ causes a line box to appear.

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