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RE: [css3-text] Suggestion for text-overflow:shrink

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 17:11:55 +0000
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CF67E24A6230D0418F669B711BD5AADB024372D4@TK5EX14MBXC110.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
So if this is a text property, what do you think it should apply to? Inline element? Block? Each line of a block, individually?
'text-overflow' is currently defined to apply to blocks. We'll have to define if all lines of the block are affected or last line only (ellipsis leaves that undefined). Also, there are options of shrinking lines separately or adjusting fonts for the whole block. 
Thoughts on what should happen to multiline blocks?

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From: Brad Kemper [mailto:brad.kemper@gmail.com] 
Sent: Thursday, October 15, 2009 7:42 PM
To: Alex Mogilevsky
Cc: Tab Atkins Jr.; www-style list
Subject: Re: [css3-text] Suggestion for text-overflow:shrink

On Oct 15, 2009, at 6:53 PM, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>

> On the other hand if fine control of how exactly text is adjusted to 
> fit is desired, a property with 'text' prefix would be more 
> appropriate.

That's how I see it. So far, all the use cases seem to about that.
Received on Friday, 16 October 2009 17:12:32 UTC

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