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Re: [CSS3-multicol] suggestions for vertical text

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 23:16:42 +0100
Message-ID: <18851.8266.548665.957732@opera.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Also sprach fantasai:

 > In Section 4.4 Pseudo-Algorithm change "content width" to "used
 > width" to hook into the width calculation algorithms in CSS2.1.


 > Also, add some text to make
 > this be "used height" in vertical text. 

I've added this text:

  In vertical text, the used height replaces used width in this

 > Define somewhere that page breaks are allowed in column gaps but
 > not within the column itself

The draft now states:

  In paged media, columns that do not fit within the page
  are moved to the next page.

If we need to say that page breaks should not appear inside line
boxes (I'm not sure we do), this should be done in css3-page, no?

 > And maybe say somewhere that the UA may calculate column widths
 > independently on different pages, to avoid excessive column gaps at
 > page breaks.

I've added this text after the pseudo-algorithm:

  In paged media, user agents may perform this calculation on a
  per-page basis.


              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
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