[whatwg] Interaction of <wbr> and CSS white-space

fantasai fantasai.lists at inkedblade.net
Wed Jan 18 10:05:55 PST 2012

On 01/13/2012 03:45 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Dec 2011, Boris Zbarsky wrote [edited for context]:
>> On 12/15/11 3:10 PM, Ian Hickson wrote [edited for context]:
>>> I might be open to changing the current spec text -- presumably to
>>> just define<wbr>  as follows, or something similar (though using
>>> U+200B would probably affect text selection in a bad way):
>>>     nobr { white-space: nowrap; }
>>>     wbr { content: \200B; }
>>>     nobr wbr { white-space: normal; }
>> It seems plausible to me; we should run it by Elika.
> I asked her on #css but she wasn't around.

I think it's fair to give me at *least* 15 minutes to respond? No? :-)

> In the interests of moving on with this, I've changed the spec to the
> above. I welcome implementation experience on whether this works. If it
> doesn't, I'm happy to change it back.

Sounds okay to me.


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