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

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 23:36:00 +0200
Message-ID: <op.vvlfmaijidj3kv@device-56497e>
On Mon, 16 May 2011 18:44:11 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> 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...

Sorry. Then it must have been IE instead. :-) IE9 seems to wrap in IE5.5  
mode and IE7 mode but not IE9 mode.

>  > Personally I don't mind changing the spec.
>
> Good, good. ;)
>
> -Boris


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Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Monday, 16 May 2011 14:36:00 UTC

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