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Subject: Re: [office] A question about text:span and styles


the <span> element has been adopted from HTML, and it was intended that 
it works like in HTML. Which means "thistext" should be bold+italic.

Best regards


On 02/27/09 14:48, David Faure wrote:
> In the following:
> <span style="italic">italic <span style="bold">thistext</span></span> 
> if the style called "bold" simply sets the character property bold=true and
> doesn't derive from any other style, should the text "thistext" be
> only bold, or should it be bold+italic?
> I think it should be bold+italic, and testing in OpenOffice.org seems to indicate
> this too, but the specification doesn't say much about style handling in
> nested spans, so there is a bit of controversy about this among koffice
> developers. Can we get a clear statement about the expected behavior
> and possibly a sentence in the spec?

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