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Re: [css-text-4] Option for 'true' alignment with text-align

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 16:05:00 +0200
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLb4fK_RhnKxCF_MUN1rDz_Pop9-dERMeWJpzXMn3+3Xqg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 3:49 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> This use-case is fine, but its related family of "show an ellipsis at
> a particular part of the visible area" isn't addressed by it, and
> would need to specially handled anyway.  That is, the common request
> of "show an ellipsis in the middle, with the start and end displayed"
> needs a specialized control anyway. I wouldn't want to sell the
> true/safe ability based on this use-case.

"show in the middle" is much more difficult to spec and implement than
David's use-case. So I wouldn't choose to tie those together.

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