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RE: [css3-page] LCWD issue 25 -- [25] Section 3.6

From: BIGELOW,JIM (HP-Boise,ex1) <jim.bigelow@hp.com>
Date: Sat, 7 Feb 2004 20:38:06 -0500
Message-ID: <79417AA297C63F4EA33B68AC105464A9016E3D69@xboi22.boise.itc.hp.com>
To: ernestcline@mindspring.com, www-style@w3.org

Your issue, shown below, has been rejected by the editor.  If you have any
further comment on this topic, you have 7 days, until 14 February 2004, to
respond.

> 
> With :left and :right always being used even when printing 
> single-sided, how is an author supposed to be able to specify that he 
> wants one set of rules used when printing single-sided and a different 
> set of rules when printing double-sided?  The easiest solution seems 
> to be to specify two new media types for single-sided and double-sided 
> paged printing (and possibly a third for printing using a continuous 
> non-paged roll, altho that could be said to be outside the scope of 
> this module).
> 

The placement of page boxes on page sheets is outside the scope of this
specification. There is no direct mechanism to determine how a UA is placing
the page boxes and, therefore, no selectors or pseudo classes based on this
information.

It could be possible that use of Media queries for duplex printing could let
a UA use a style sheet that an author provided for this purpose. However,
this, also, is outside the scope of this document.

   -- Jim Bigelow, Editor
Received on Saturday, 7 February 2004 20:38:08 GMT

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