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[whatwg] Interaction of <wbr> and CSS white-space

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 12:47:16 -0400
Message-ID: <4DD15514.7070709@mit.edu>
On 5/16/11 12:44 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 5/16/11 11:27 AM, Simon Pieters wrote:
>> IIRC Gecko matched the spec at the time wbr was specced.
>
> This testcase:
>
> <!DOCTYPE html>
> <html style="width: 0; white-space:nowrap">
> Will this<wbr>wrap?
> </html>
>
> does not wrap in Gecko 2.0, 1.9.2, 1.9.1, 1.9.0, or 1.8.1. Gecko 1.8.1
> was released in October 2006.
>
> So unless this section of the spec is at least that old, I think you
> recall incorrectly...

Fwiw, I spot checked and it also doesn't wrap in Gecko builds from 
2006-10-01, 2005-10-01, 2004-10-01, 2004-03-02.

I'd need to install some old linux distributions to run older nightlies 
than that looks like, so I'm not going to worry about it.  ;)

-Boris
Received on Monday, 16 May 2011 09:47:16 UTC

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