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RE: [css3-page] LCWD issue 23 -- [23] Section 3.4.1 Example

From: BIGELOW,JIM (HP-Boise,ex1) <jim.bigelow@hp.com>
Date: Sat, 7 Feb 2004 19:07:59 -0800
Message-ID: <79417AA297C63F4EA33B68AC105464A9016E3D6F@xboi22.boise.itc.hp.com>
To: W3C CSS List <www-style@w3.org>

Your issue, shown below, has been given the number 39

> 2)The last example in the example block is faulty:
> 
> @page :left { @bottom-left-corner { ... /* left page numbers 
> */ }} @page :right { @bottom-right-corner { ... /* right page 
> numbers */ }} @page :first { @bottom-right-corner { ... /* 
> empty footer on 1st page */ }}
> 
> This will only produce an empty footer if the first page is a 
> right page. As noted in Section 3.6,
> 
> "Whether the first page of a document is ':left' or ':right' 
> depends on the major writing direction of the document and is 
> outside the scope of this document. "
> 
> Thus, the example either needs an @bottom-left-corner rule 
> added to the last declaration block or the comment needs to 
> be changed, for that rule will not produce an empty footer if 
> the first page is a left page.
> 
> 
I plan to amend the specification say that the UA MUST use the declarations
of the :first pseudo-class, if it exists, rather than either the :left or
:right declarations

 -- Jim Bigelow
Received on Saturday, 7 February 2004 22:08:02 GMT

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