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RE: CSS3 Paged Media Status

From: Grant, Melinda <melinda.grant@hp.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 14:57:55 -0600
Message-ID: <78A3602ADF54BA4EAB53F378BF55588BA6941B@G3W0067.americas.hpqcorp.net>
To: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>, "Kevin Benton" <kevin.benton@amd.com>
Cc: "www-style" <www-style@w3.org>


> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-style-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Bjoern Hoehrmann
> Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2007 12:36 PM
> To: Kevin Benton
> Cc: www-style
> Subject: Re: CSS3 Paged Media Status
> * Kevin Benton wrote:
> >I'm just checking how things are going for CSS3 Paged Media. 

 Björn said:
> The CSS3 
> Paged Media draft has not yet entered Candidate Recommendation status.

Actually, Paged Media has been at CR and has regressed to WD to add the 'fit' and 'fit-position' properties.  It's not currently at the top of the priority stack, but I hope it will return to CR around March.  It depends on CSS 2.1, so it can't advance beyond CR until 2.1 does.  So it won't go to REC any time soon.  But the features other than 'fit' ('image-scaling') and 'fit-position ('image-position') are I think quite stable.

>> I'm asking because I'd like to pass on that "CSS3 Paged Media is now a 
>> candidate recommendation of WC3" to the Firefox developers.

Anne said:
>Some of them are on the CSS WG. I doubt they'd be interested in that.

That would be unfortunate.  Firefox printing is IMO currently quite poor.  Opera and IE7 are significantly better.  But then, support for the 2.1 features such as 'page-break-inside: avoid' would be tops on my wish-list...

Best wishes,

Received on Tuesday, 23 January 2007 21:00:35 UTC

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