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Re: Wrapping delimited lists, fluid rows

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2007 10:04:04 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200702241004.l1OA44808354@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

> I don't care what the CSS looks like -- you must realise that precise CSS is not
> the issue, but achieving the presentation goal is.

In a lot of cases where table based layouts would currently be used,
a combination of display:table* and ::outside may work.

However, eventually there comes a point where a requirement for
presentation control would require awkward a change to CSS and a 
more presentational language may be more appropriate.  For example,
where faithful rendition of a fixed layout is required, the best 
solution is probably to use tagged PDF and use the tagging to overlay
the semantic structure back onto a purely presentational design.
Received on Saturday, 24 February 2007 10:04:14 UTC

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