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Re: Should CSS generated contents ::before and ::after really become part of the document?

From: Liam R. E. Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2017 16:23:58 -0500
Message-ID: <1484429038.26891.146.camel@w3.org>
To: Ian Yang <ian.html@gmail.com>
Cc: CSS public list <www-style@w3.org>
On Sat, 2017-01-14 at 17:32 +0800, Ian Yang wrote:
> 2017-01-14 17:05 GMT+08:00 Liam R. E. Quin <liam@w3.org>:
> Thanks. Since they certainly are part of the document (in an informal
> sense), is web browsers prevent them from being highlighted and
> copied not working as intended?

I believe that varies between browsers today, as does the behaviour of
text-transform (e.g. displaying upper case in the input as lower case)
e.g. on copy and paste.

There was discussion of this in a relatively recent CSS WG meeting but
I admit I don't remember the outcome.


Liam R. E. Quin <liam@w3.org>
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Received on Saturday, 14 January 2017 21:24:05 UTC

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