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Re: [css3-multicol] minimizing scroll complexity of multiple multi-column blocks

From: Myk Melez <myk@mozilla.org>
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 17:28:52 -0700
Message-ID: <484DCAC4.8030908@mozilla.org>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: www-style@w3.org

fantasai wrote:
> Nesting is more how you'd implement it: you need all the controls you 
> have
> for horizontal columns to do this "rows" idea. You want control over the
> gap and rules and the "column width" (row height). You don't want to 
> control
> the height of these rows with the 'height' property: that would end the
> element and cause the next row to overflow the box (overlapping 
> subsequent
> content, etc).
Nesting is fine with me if it accomplishes the goal.  I'm just looking 
for a way to make columns more useful.  How complicated would it be to 
extend the current implementation to support this functionality?

-myk
Received on Tuesday, 10 June 2008 00:29:35 GMT

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