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RE: [CSS3 Paged Media] containing block for margin boxes

From: Grant, Melinda <melinda.grant@hp.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 20:59:05 +0000
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3BDE2D1FDB4E39468BE86DCA2596365E3EB17007@G3W0634.americas.hpqcorp.net>


Fantasai said:
> The containing block for margin boxes is currently undefined.
> Here's some proposed text:
>
>   | The containing block for the corner margin boxes is the rectangle
>   | defined by the intersection of the two page margins meeting at
>   | that corner. For all other margin boxes, the containing block is
>   | the rectangle formed by the page margin area on that side minus
>   | the containing blocks of the adjacent corners' margin boxes.

"...on that side" isn't very clear.  Maybe "...abutting that edge"...?

Also, margin boxes don't straddle the page border, so we need to subtract that out.

Maybe:

  | The containing block for the corner margin boxes is the rectangle
  | defined by the intersection of the two page margins meeting at
  | that corner. For all other margin boxes, the containing block is
  | the rectangle formed by the page margin area abutting that edge minus
  | the containing blocks of the adjacent corners' margin boxes minus the
  | sum of the widths of the two page borders orthogonal to this edge.

Does that work?

Best wishes,

Melinda
Received on Wednesday, 12 December 2007 21:09:23 GMT

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