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Re: Proposal: :column pseudo-class

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2005 22:08:23 +0000 (UTC)
To: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0507022206560.11931@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 2 Jul 2005, Orion Adrian wrote:
> Hence my suggestion that layout be separated from other types of 
> properties. Layout should be done first for many reasons. One of them is 
> to get around this problem. At what point to we say the current 
> algorithm isn't doing the job?

Adding a whole new layout mechanism is massive overkill when there is a 
much simpler solution that solves the column selector problem neatly in 
the current model (using semantic-based column selectors, as suggested by 
dbaron several times already on this thread).

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