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Re: [all] Call for consensus: Preserve Space

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 09:46:31 +0200
Message-ID: <4FFE80D7.5020008@kosek.cz>
To: Shaun McCance <shaunm@gnome.org>
CC: public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org
On 12.7.2012 0:27, Shaun McCance wrote:

> Also, do we have any precedent for setting data categories based
> on HTML+CSS? It occurs to me that if you use a tool chain that
> can apply CSS rules, you could query the white-space property
> for a node. Requiring CSS processing is probably too much, but
> should we say that an implementation MAY apply CSS rules and
> query the white-space property? If yes, and if we only use the
> xml:space values, we have to define a mapping.

I think that we were considering using only CSS selectors as an
alternative for XPath patterns.

Calculating CSS property value is not that easy if you take into account
all priorities as defined in CSS spec. I don't think we want to go this
route.

				Jirka

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