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Re: [selectors4] :blank, ::first-letter, and what a whitespace character is

From: Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:43:45 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKCAbMiyty3+Emo=EszUmgT9Lof0YtiWpLcL_7Mq0wK-FTkeCQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 4:15 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 9:51 PM, Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com> wrote:
>> "Everything that white-space:normal will collapse" seems like a
>> reasonable rule too, but why should *that* not be "all Zw characters"?
>
> Because it doesn't have a good reason to go beyond ASCII at all.

I thought Brad's scenario was a sufficiently good reason, and I could
probably come up with related situations where not going beyond ASCII
would violate least surprise.
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