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Re: CSS multi-column layout

From: Robert Stevahn <rstevahn@boi.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 1997 10:13:05 -0700
Message-Id: <9704181620.AA24207@hpbs972.boi.hp.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

Are columns useful independent of the ability to position images (and 
other things) between them? If so, what happens when an inline image 
is wider than the column width, and you're rendering the last column 
on a page?

While multi-column layout per se can be relatively straightforward,
when you add in the ability to float elements between columns it
gets quite complicated, and tends to require reflowing of column
contents. Reflowing tends to be a very dirty word when discussing
features with implementers.

Robert Stevahn -- mailto:rstevahn@boi.hp.com
+1 208 396 4787 -- HP Business LaserJet Division
Personal: mailto:rstevahn@pobox.com
Received on Friday, 18 April 1997 12:14:38 UTC

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