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Re: [css3-mediaqueries] Width/Height Clarifications

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2008 12:05:21 -0700
Message-ID: <484838F1.1060808@inkedblade.net>
To: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, www-style@w3.org

Brad Kemper wrote:
> 
> 
> On Jun 4, 2008, at 3:21 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
>>
>> On Thu, 24 Apr 2008 22:59:14 +0200, fantasai 
>> <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>>> In the definitions of 'width' and 'height', the spec says:
>>>
>>>   # For continuous media, this is the width of the viewport
>>>   # (as described by CSS2, section 9.1.1 [CSS21]). For paged
>>>   # media, this is the width of the page box (as described
>>>   # by CSS2, section 13.2 [CSS21]).
>>>
>>> Opera's 'projection' mode is in some sense both paged and
>>> continuous. In this case you would want to use the viewport
>>> size, not the page box size (which depends on the content).
> 
> Does it really? I thought that the reason "The size of a page box cannot 
> be specified in CSS 2.1" is because it really ends up being the sheet 
> size minus the page margins. 

Opera's projection mode does pagination if you put explicit
page breaks, but it scrolls instead of paginating if there
aren't any page breaks. It doesn't have fixed-size page boxes
to flow content into the way print does.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 5 June 2008 19:06:08 GMT

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