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Re: [css3-break] fragment selectors

From: Lea Verou <lea@verou.me>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:01:44 -0400
Cc: Matt Haggard <haggardii@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <51C2F59D-3191-4E14-9BE1-3EAFED141257@verou.me>
To: Joshua Baker <jtbaker@jtbaker.name>

> On 19Apr, 2016, at 10:25, Joshua Baker <jtbaker@jtbaker.name> wrote:
> 
> Can I suggest we call the pseudo-classes `:widow` and `:orphan`, to reflect the existing Fragmentation Module draft <https://drafts.csswg.org/css-break/#widows-orphans>?
> 
> `:breaks-on-to-next-page` becomes `:orphan`, matching the parts of element which has additional parts on a later page.
> `:breaks-from-prev-page` becomes `:widow`, matching the parts of element which has additional parts on an earlier page.

Widows and orphans are terms with specific typographic meaning. They don't just mean "whatever breaks into the next page".


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