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

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:18:33 -0700
Message-Id: <7FF34A22-DA2A-4C99-9B08-B5E2A3DADCC7@gmail.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
To: "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>

> On Oct 23, 2013, at 7:05 AM, "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
>> 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.

A mechanism to show in middle/left/right was discussed not too long ago on this list:

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