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RE: Print With XBL (was: XBL in CSS)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2006 04:53:26 +0000 (UTC)
To: Doug Schepers <doug.schepers@vectoreal.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org, public-appformats@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0608190451460.25313@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 19 Aug 2006, Doug Schepers wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > 
> > Yup, XBL handles printing in the same way it handles screen or other 
> > media. It's media-independent.
> Since shadow trees are not in the DOM, the serialization of the content 
> must be made explicit in the XBL2 spec, such that it is clear that the 
> print version matches the XBL shadow content.

See sections 5.5 and 5.7.2. As far as I can tell this, is already covered.

> And must this be mandatory, or can the user choose to print the source 
> file?

That presumably is rather up to the UA.

> There should be a discussion about the implications of the inclusion of 
> CSS printing facilities (media="print", @print, importing print).  This 
> may be complicated if a HTML page that has inherent print styles is 
> "transformed" via XBL such that it has conflicting print styles.

I don't understand... could you show a concrete example of what you mean 

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