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RE: [css3-multicol] Overflow and Columns

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@exchange.microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 11:39:30 -0800
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: fantasai [mailto:fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net]
> Sent: Friday, January 18, 2008 11:11 AM
>
> Alex Mogilevsky wrote:
> > * in interactive media, elements with overflow:scroll are not
> >   breakable across columns or pages
>
> I'd say it MUST be treated as "avoid breaks in this element", and if
> it's the only thing
> in the page/column then the UA MAY treat it as unbreakable. But if it
> can break it, we
> should not discourage that.

"avoid breaks" sounds good to me. Not sure what successful breaking would mean there, I'd like to see someone make it work...

> In the non-interactive case it should be possible to do proper
> pagination, and that should be
> preferred if not required.

OK. Not sure about required. It seems "best page break" should get more normative before this part is fully specified...
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