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[css3-exclusions] inline layout and wrap-flow:both

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 12:58:17 +1200
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLYak5UNe6Bce52aXe-N_ZAg1QSfmd-PBB=h1NYjGpeN9Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
The spec doesn't seem to say anything about how inline formatting works
when an exclusion divides a line into multiple discontiguous segments of
available space in the inline progression direction. This could never
happen in CSS before. It seems to me that quite a few issues will need to
be sorted out. For example, example 1 in the draft shows hyphenation and
justification being applied to each segment individually. This needs to be
specified. If the idea is to treat each segment as a different line, that
needs to be specified. You would need to specify whether ::first-line
applies to the first segment of a line or the whole line. You would need to
clarify how text-indent works if the text-indent is wider than the first
segment. Etc.

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