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Re: Request for adjustable font-size: line-fit

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 09:44:42 -0700
Message-Id: <86E2680C-E962-4AA4-8F3F-30CB4832322A@gmail.com>
Cc: Lea Verou <lea@verou.me>, "www-style@w3.org List" <www-style@w3.org>
To: Anselm Hannemann <info@anselm-hannemann.com>
On Aug 21, 2013, at 6:27 AM, Anselm Hannemann <info@anselm-hannemann.com> wrote:

>>> As a developer I would find it very awkward to find a `font-size` controlling value in `text-overflow`.
>> 
>> It would only control the used font size.
> 
> True but as developer you expect the font-size you set to be applied, right? In your case you could specify any font-size but it won't be recognized by the browser. This is what I don't like about it.

It does make more sense if this was only a shrink-to-fit behavior. You font-size would be your font size unless it didn't fit. 

> Maybe this should be elaborated what developers preferĄ­?
Received on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 16:45:30 UTC

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