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RE: [css3-multicol] Feedback

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2009 23:06:17 +0000
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E02398BEF@TK5EX14MBXC120.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Thanks, I am OK with this.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Håkon Wium Lie [mailto:howcome@opera.com]
> Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2009 12:06 PM
> To: Sylvain Galineau
> Cc: www-style@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [css3-multicol] Feedback
> 
> Also sprach Sylvain Galineau:
> 
>  > "Column rules are only drawn between columns that have content."
>  >
>  > Assuming column 2's entire content did not fit e.g. an image and
>  > needs to overflow to the next page, I assume column 2 is considered
>  > to have content in this case.
>  >
>  > [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-css3-multicol-20090630/#column-

> gaps-and-rules
> 
> After thinking about this for some time, I've reached the opposite
> position: if some content doesn't appear in a column -- for whatever
> reason -- it shouldn't be considered to be there for the purpose of
> deciding if column rules should be drawn or not.
> 
> The primary reason is that column rules are visual distinctions
> between content in columns; it the content has been moved, the visual
> distinction isn't necessary any more.
> 
> This view, however, isn't strongly held and I can live with the
> opposite conclusion.
> 
> I've added this example to the editor's draft to illustrate:
> 
>   If a tall image is moved to a column on the next page to find room
> for
>   it, its natural column may be left empty. If so, the column is
>   considered empty for the purpose of deciding if the column rule
> should
>   be drawn or not.
> 
>   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-multicol/

> 
> -h&kon
>               Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
> howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome


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