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Re: [css3-page][css3-multicol] margins at page or column breaks

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 08:35:54 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306600901131135v1f081ba3s67c39e1f526df14@mail.gmail.com>
To: "MURAKAMI Shinyu" <murakami@antenna.co.jp>
Cc: "Hakon Wium Lie" <howcome@opera.com>, www-style@w3.org
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 8:07 PM, MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@antenna.co.jp>wrote:

> So the spec should be like the following?
>    The top margin of the first element and the bottom margin of the
>     last element will be set to zero if the multi-column element has
>    border or padding, otherwise will collapse with the margins of the
>    multi-column element.
> This seems not easy to understand though.

It sounds OK to me.

> I thought that the multi-column element should establish  a new
> formatting context ("flow root" in css3-box[1]), like table-cells, and
> vertical margins of such elements do not collapse with its in-flow
> children.
> This model may have problem but I think the problem about browsers that
> don't support columns have to be taken care by stylesheets authors.

How would they do that?

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