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Re: Text selector [was Re: breaking overflow]

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2010 09:00:19 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306601001061200ub7f80e3ue4830ff1e0123957@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
It seems like this is fundamentally a question of goals. Should CSS strive
to enable any desired presentation of a document, regardless of its
structure? I've always assumed that was not a goal of CSS (but more so of
XSLT). If it is a goal, I think we should take a step back and think about
the use cases some more. For example, should CSS be able to render Mediawiki

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healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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