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Updated WD of CSS Inline Layout L3

By fantasai June 24, 2020 (Permalink)
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The CSS Working Group has published another updated Working Draft of CSS Inline Layout Level 3. This module describes the block-axis alignment and sizing of inline-level boxes and text. It also adds a special layout mode for drop caps and similar initial letter styling.

This is another significant update which restructures some of the new features added earlier, pulls in the remainder of the relevant CSS2 (and CSS Writing Modes) prose, restructures the vertical alignment chapter, and integrates all the new features together with the line layout rules.

The draft now also includes a high-level description of the inline layout model and imports prose from CSS2 defining how line heights are calculated.

All significant changes since over the last two updates are listed in the Changes section.

There remain plenty of open issues, but at this point the draft is substantially complete: now would be a good time for high-level reviews. (Remaining issues are largely working out layout details and internationalization problems.)

Please send feedback by either filing an issue in GitHub (preferable) or sending mail to the (archived) public mailing list www-style@w3.org with the spec code ([css-inline]) and your comment topic in the subject line. (Alternatively, you can email one of the editors and ask them to forward your comment.)

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