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Re: Optional content in paged media

From: Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 20:36:17 -0700
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <3CDC2F41.9492.BEFF04@localhost>
Michael Day wrote:

> The requirements for the CSS3 Paged Media module do not seem to cover the
> situation when you might want certain content to appear at the end of a
> page when there is space for it, or be omitted entirely if there is not.
> [...]
> How could such a thing be specified using CSS?

I like your concept.  Specifying matters as a CSS author should be 
simple enough.  Something like "appear: space-permitting" or "display: 
block space-permitting" conveys the intent.  Writing the detailed 
specification of when space permits and when it does not is going to be 
the difficult undertaking.

Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>
Received on Friday, 10 May 2002 23:50:44 UTC

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