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Re: page-break properties on <br>

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 23:16:01 -0700
Message-ID: <4869CBA1.9040602@inkedblade.net>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@exchange.microsoft.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Alex Mogilevsky wrote:
> According to 13.3.1 
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/page.html#propdef-page-break-before) 
> page-break-* properties only apply to block-level elements.
> 
> However IE7 and Firefox allow page-break-* on <BR>, which technically is 
> not standards-compliant. However disallowing it may create compatibility 
> issues.

Added as CSS2.1 Issue 52:
   http://csswg.inkedblade.net/spec/css2.1#issue-52

I plan to rewrite the page-break-* code during the Gecko 2.0
cycle. Unless you're sure there will be compatibility problems,
my inclination is to leave the spec as-is.

~fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 1 July 2008 06:16:46 GMT

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