[html5] Standard way for line-clamp?

Simon Pieters simonp at opera.com
Wed Jun 14 13:05:35 PDT 2017

On Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:00:02 +0200, Oliver Sartun <osartun at gmail.com>  

> Hey everyone,
> I was wondering if there's a standardized alternative to using
> -webkit-line-clamp. CanIUse says that line-clamp is a relic from an
> outdated flexbox implementation
> (http://caniuse.com/#feat=css-line-clamp). I'm seeing so many articles
> about how to get the effect in non-webkit browsers with CSS tricks or
> even JavaScript-based solutions – some articles even dating back to
> 2012. So, apparently there's a need for a universal solution, but so
> far I haven't heard of any. Are there attempts to standardize this? Or
> does a standard solution already exist and I just haven't heard of it,
> yet?

Hello Oliver,

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Simon Pieters
Opera Software

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