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Re: [css4-ui] ::tooltip

From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 00:51:39 -0400
To: Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1334119899.31569.39.camel@localhost.localdomain>
On Tue, 2012-04-10 at 19:53 -0700, Lea Verou wrote:
> What advantages does this have over a ::tooltip pseudoelement?

It might not, given other enhancements to "content", but the main
advantage is making it clearer how to do more advanced formatting and
internationalisation within tooltips. E.g. how would you use ::tooltip
to include a fragment of MathML markup inside a tooltip?


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