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Re: The Future of Style

From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2016 15:28:13 +0100
Cc: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>, Jens Oliver Meiert <jens@meiert.com>, W3C Site Comments <site-comments@w3.org>, Elika Etemad <fantasai@inkedblade.net>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
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To: François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>

> On 31 Dec 2016, at 14:49, fantasai <fantasai@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> 
> On 12/22/2016 12:22 PM, Coralie Mercier wrote:
>> Hi Jens,
>> 
>> cc’ing fantasai who signs the page.
>> fantasai, the thread is in <https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/site-comments/2016Dec/thread.html#msg0>
> 
> Heh, it’s actually Bert who is in charge of the website stylesheet!

Could that be the same issue with columns on the <body> that I filed a bug for?
See https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=164891


>>> On 9 Dec 2016, at 20:48 , François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Actually, I was in a good mood so I investigated the issue further and filed a very actionable bug on both Chrome and Safari:
>>> 
>>> 	https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=672949
>>> 	https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=165667
>>> 
>>> I also found a workaround: adding a valid (xhtml) doctype to the page.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> PS: sorry if you get this email twice, I got an error message when sending it the first time
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: François REMY [mailto:francois.remy.dev@outlook.com]
>>> Sent: Friday, December 9, 2016 10:56 AM
>>> To: Jens Oliver Meiert <jens@meiert.com>; W3C Site Comments <site-comments@w3.org>
>>> Cc: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
>>> Subject: RE: The Future of Style
>>> 
>>> I would file a bug on Chrome/Safari. Their behavior is instable (and even chaotic). If you resize the window to be smaller in height, I get it working fine here.
>>> 
>>> Thinner than 1280x390 everything works fine consistently. Between 390 and 410 the behavior is chaotic (sometimes right, sometimes wrong) and after 410 the behavior is constantly wrong.
>>> 
>>> The problem is that that in the wrong case, Chrome and Safari consider the height of the body to be its height without any content in the columns, and then needs a near-infinite amount of columns of 0px height each to lay out the content of the page.
>>> 
>>> I couldn't find an easy fix to apply except disabling columns altogether which makes the page looks bad in every browser (since even adding new layout constraints or hard-coding the amount of columns doesn't help them get it right).
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: jens.meiert@gmail.com [mailto:jens.meiert@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Jens Oliver Meiert
>>> Sent: Friday, December 9, 2016 9:33 AM
>>> To: W3C Site Comments <site-comments@w3.org>
>>> Subject: Re: The Future of Style
>>> 
>>> (BCC www-style)
>>> 
>>>> Who maintains https://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Planet/?
>>>> 
>>>> The page appears garbled in Chrome and Safari latest stable.
>>> 
>>> Friendly ping (just ran into this once more).



Bert
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