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Re: Border and padding in paged media

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 14:38:16 -0700
Message-ID: <7e1f93760903301438u32225513ya65f98906447416e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Giuseppe Bilotta <giuseppe.bilotta@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 2:20 PM, Giuseppe Bilotta <
giuseppe.bilotta@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I read in the paged media description
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/page.html#page-box that border and padding
> properties do not apply to pages, and I was wondering what would be
> the reason for it. I can find a number of possible applications;
> indeed, I came across this limitation because I was looking for a way
> to draw a rather thickish border on the left and bottom margins of the
> page in projection mode (I'm using Opera). So the first question is:
> why?

CSS 2.1 does not have that restriction:

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