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RE: CSS 3 Roadmap

From: Benton, Kevin <kevin.benton@amd.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 09:35:35 -0700
Message-ID: <6F7DA19D05F3CF40B890C7CA2DB13A4205BA5CE0@ssvlexmb2.amd.com>
To: "Bert Bos" <bert@w3.org>
cc: www-style@w3.org

I agree, Bert.  The problem I have specifically at this point is the lack of ability to control the page header/footer with browsers from within the document.  Soon, I know, soon... :)

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bert Bos [mailto:bert@w3.org]
> Sent: Friday, April 21, 2006 10:26 AM
> To: Benton, Kevin
> Cc: www-style@w3.org
> Subject: Re: CSS 3 Roadmap
> 
> On Friday 21 April 2006 17:56, Benton, Kevin wrote:
> 
> > Bert et. al. - thanks for the update.  I do understand about having
> > limited resources.  I'd like to stop writing my literature in Docbook
> > and start writing it in XHTML/CSS, but that's difficult to do if the
> > CSS supporting it doesn't give me the functionality I need (page
> > headers/footers per section, etc.).  Paged Media is a key part of
> > that. I'm hoping to work with Firefox developers to get it
> > implemented soon.
> 
> That would be good, indeed. The Paged Media module is high on our list
> of priorities, because the XHTML Print profile[1] is waiting for it. We
> don't have a test suite yet, but we believe we have one implementation
> already[3]. The sooner we get a second one, the sooner the Paged Media
> module will be a Recommendation.
> 
> Håkon and I already used HTML+CSS and the properties for Paged Media
> when making camera-ready copy for our book[2]. It's not a complete
> replacement for TeX yet, but it already creates acceptable books.
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/PR-xhtml-print-20060131
> [2] http://www.w3.org/Style/LieBos3e
> [3] http://www.princexml.com/
> 
> 
> 
> Bert
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