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Re: [css3-gcpm] new draft -- including "overflow: paged"

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2009 12:27:47 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306600901041527y6632b67s6848f6f31a231364@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Håkon Wium Lie" <howcome@opera.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 7:34 AM, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com> wrote:

>  - a new section "Creating paged presentations" bas been added. It
>    suggests that it should be possible to express preference for
>    page-based presentation by saying:
>
>      body { overflow: paged }
>
>    Or something. This would apply to non-paged media (e.g., screen)
>    to get rid of the scrollbar.


That was confusing. You might still want a scrollbar, or something very like
a scrollbar, to traverse pages. We certainly need overflow:paged to allow
the UA to reserve space for UI.

BTW shouldn't this be defined as a value for overflow-x/overflow-y with
'overflow' as shorthand?

Rob
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