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

From: Ian Yang <ian.html@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:05:59 +0800
Message-ID: <CAFhBhuN9HRdAA-pX1PH6Vr-MQbBRE6EuCHizFKmR9uLYoR9dbQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Liam R. E. Quin" <liam@w3.org>
Cc: CSS public list <www-style@w3.org>
2017-01-15 18:59 GMT+08:00 Liam R. E. Quin <liam@w3.org>:

> The CSS Working Group just had a face to face meeting and so are
> probably not looking at this list right now.
>
> There's a scope question sometimes - e.g. what should differentiate
> browsers - and also a context question - sometimes people need one
> behaviour and sometimes the other, which is why e.g. word processors
> often have a "paste with formating" or "paste without formatting"
> option.
>
> If you're pasting a numbered list into a word processor and the numbers
> are copied, you can end up with two sets of numbers, because the
> numbered-list-ness gets pasted too. So I thnk there isn't a single
> right answer, but I'll let others comment who've thought more deeply
> about it.


Thank you. At least we had confirmed that ::before and ::after are part of
the document (in an informal sense) just as images are.

Ian Yang
Received on Sunday, 15 January 2017 11:06:31 UTC

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