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Re: [css-text] word-break: break-word

From: Mike Taylor <miket@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:58:20 -0500
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <27c60ac3-5919-5862-0dcc-c13bd191fc4b@mozilla.com>
On 8/16/16 3:28 PM, fantasai wrote:
> Going through css-text-3 issues with astearns today...
> At Sydney we resolved
>    https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2016Mar/0352.html
>    RESOLVED: Add word-break: break-word to spec if Edge/Firefox
>              find it critical enough to Web compat to implement it.
> Anyone from Gecko or Edge teams have further information on this issue?

In this past this prop/val combo was known to break Google Play[1] and 
Wired.com[2] (but those have since been updated/re-designed). That said, 
it's all over the web and it wouldn't surprise me if more sites 
depending on it. Curious if the Edge folks have more data.

(I wrote about this a few years back at [3] and dholbert corrected me at 

[1] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=968994
[2] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=959735
[3] https://miketaylr.com/posts/2014/01/word-break-break-word.html
[4] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=959735#c22

Mike Taylor
Web Compat, Mozilla
Received on Tuesday, 16 August 2016 20:58:49 UTC

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