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Re: [css3-multicol] Overflow and Columns

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2008 23:14:53 -0800
Message-ID: <479C2F6D.20609@inkedblade.net>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
CC: www-style@w3.org

Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> On Jan 17, 2008 4:01 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net 
> <mailto:fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>> wrote:
>     I think we should specify that column boxes should not have overflow
>     in the column height direction (unless there's a fixed height on the
>     multicol element and the overflowing element is both too tall and
>     unbreakable), and that overflowing content within the column boxes
>     must be taken into account when balancing.
> Do you still think this after our discussion in 
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=404215 ?
> For those who don't want to read the bug, the problem is that you can 
> have content which always overflows the column height; for example the 
> last child of the columns element might be position:relative and top:100px.

I think.. that if content overflows its line box, then it can overflow the
column box. But other than that, I think overflow should be paginated.

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