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Re: Border and padding in paged media

From: Giuseppe Bilotta <giuseppe.bilotta@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 00:18:36 +0200
Message-ID: <cb7bb73a0903301518s3a9a7e19va4df12984b7f98ff@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 11:38 PM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/page.html#page-box

Damn, I should have guessed I was looking at the wrong specification.
Thank you very much. It seems then that Opera has a bug as it's not
parsing my @page style at all.

Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta
Received on Monday, 30 March 2009 22:19:15 UTC

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