ISSUE-270: text-decoration-skip value for border/padding/margin

text-decoration-skip value for border/padding/margin

State:
CLOSED
Product:
CSS3 Text
Raised by:
Elika Etemad
Opened on:
2012-07-19
Description:
[Copying issue from draft for better tracking.]

Using padding/margins for spacing inline elements (e.g. as we're recommending for the edges of letters-paced emphasis elements, or as used to space out links so they can have :hover backgrounds etc.) doesn't work well with the padding-skipping behavior we have in CSS. If you strike through a paragraph, for example, there will be random gaps in it. We could add a value to text-decoration-skip so that authors can request an element's decoration to extend to its margin edges.
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Related emails:
  1. Re: Agenda items for this week's call? (from fantasai@inkedblade.net on 2013-03-06)
  2. [CSSWG] Minutes and Resolutions 2012-08-15 Wed AM II: Fonts, Text (from fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net on 2012-08-29)
  3. CSS-ISSUE-270: text-decoration-skip value for border/padding/margin [CSS3 Text] (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2012-07-19)

Related notes:

Fixed.

Tab Atkins Jr., 16 Oct 2012, 00:06:55

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