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[CSS21] ::first-line pseudo-element badly underspecified

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 12:26:20 -0600
Message-ID: <43D27CCC.9040709@mit.edu>
To: www-style Mailing List <www-style@w3.org>

Based on previous discussion [1], I think it's clear the ::first-line 
pseudo-element is badly underspecified and further that there is no clear idea 
how to specify it.  Given the state it's in, I don't think it's possible to 
implement it interoperably.

Given that, I request that ::first-line be removed from the CSS2.1 specification 
until such a time as it's better specified.


P.S. My apologies for the two copies of the mail, but this is relevant to both 
the CSS3 Selectors and CSS2.1 drafts and it wasn't clear to me that we wanted to 
discuss both on the same thread.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2005Oct/0163.html
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