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Re: [css3-ui] Styling of text overflow ellipsis

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 12:06:10 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLbp=wuS-6GJN3Czy0E66CVCekZUu7qCT8J_1-RQZpjV0A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Trebbien <dtrebbien@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 11:55 AM, Daniel Trebbien <dtrebbien@gmail.com>wrote:

> Would it make sense to change the spec so that the ellipsis has the same
> styling as wherever it is placed?  If this behavior is desired, should a
> new CSS property be created?

That would make this property a lot more difficult to implement, and would
create some strange behaviors because the width of the ellipsis would be
determined by the text at its left edge, and of course which text is at its
left edge depends on the width of the ellipsis...

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