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Re: [css3-gcpm] float: footnote

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 16:14:50 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0809031414h4a1d39a5k69c05bebde61b99d@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ambrose Li" <ambrose.li@gmail.com>
Cc: howcome@opera.com, "Joshua Cranmer" <Pidgeot18@verizon.net>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 4:09 PM, Ambrose Li <ambrose.li@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> 2008/9/3 Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>:
> >
> > Also sprach Joshua Cranmer:
> >  > given that float: footnote is not defined elsewhere, I am assuming
> that
> >  > the draft would need some definition of this for non-paged media,
> >  > especially screen media.
> >
> > What should the definition be?
>
> If there is no obvious definition, perhaps it should be something that
> can be defined using CSS?
>
> After all, footnotes on the screen is not a crazy idea; it's just
> currently unachievable.


For non-paged media, I'd prefer deferring this to the Generated & Replace
Content module [1], as that's exactly what it aims to do.  It's very clever
about it, too!

[1]: http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-content/

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 3 September 2008 21:15:29 GMT

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