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[whatwg] several messages about the HTML syntax

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 19:58:28 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0803031957190.6407@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 3 Mar 2008, Krzysztof ?elechowski wrote:
> When I want to define a paragraph-style tool-tip, I am left with the 
> following choice: either make the source code unreadable by making an 
> excessively long line (this is also true for URI attributes but they are 
> not expected to be readable) or make the tool-tip ugly by inserting line 
> breaks.  (It cannot be done in an portable way because the width of the 
> tool-tip window and the fount metrics at the viewer's UI are unknown).

I recommend not making paragraph-long tooltips. That's terrible user 

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