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Re: [css3-multicol] float: mid-column Re: multicolumn layouts with text wrapping around cross boundary dives

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2007 21:33:25 +0100
Message-ID: <46B0EE15.90900@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

Peter Moulder wrote:
> 
> This functionality was in an early draft of the multi-column CSS3 module
> (see http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-css3-multicol-20010118/#floating).  I
> would guess that it was one of the things "left out [because they]
> proved difficult to implement"


I would suggest that another reason might be that authors are not 
supposed to rely on window sizes normal font sizes or minimum font 
sizes, and such layouts would be very difficult to make work under those 
constraints.
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