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Re: [css3-multicol] column overflow

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 22:31:33 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0810172031m74ef94d9k81df7b53ae5059e4@mail.gmail.com>
To: "David Hyatt" <hyatt@apple.com>
Cc: "Håkon Wium Lie" <howcome@opera.com>, "Alex Mogilevsky" <alexmog@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org List" <www-style@w3.org>, "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>
On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 6:56 PM, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com> wrote:

>
> On Oct 17, 2008, at 5:51 PM, Håkon Wium Lie wrote:
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>  How about:
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>>  overflow-style: pages
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>> on the root element.
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>> We could add it to this draft:
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>>  http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-box/#overflow-style
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>
> What's the reasoning behind restricting it to the root element?


Restricting it to the root element would eliminate a large amount of
worthwhile use cases.  Having a block in the middle of the page with
paginated content is actually something that I want, not just for this case,
but for many others.

~TJ
Received on Saturday, 18 October 2008 03:32:09 GMT

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