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Re: [css3-multicol] test suite

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 20:13:26 +1200
Message-ID: <AANLkTikf7j-Gaaro8Ke8X-dmg=AmjHpb+wHHhLiwfMYm@mail.gmail.com>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 7:08 PM, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com> wrote:

> Also sprach Robert O'Callahan:
>
>  > >  http://people.opera.com/howcome/2010/tests/multicol.html
>
>  > > One assumption is made in the test which is not deescribed in the
>  > > specificaion: column rules that extend outside the multicol element
>  > > should be clipped. Isn't this what we want?
>
>  > Why shouldn't the column rules be as high as the column content?
>
> They should. I'm discussing the width, though -- not the height. In
> test #19, the column-rule-width is so wide that the it extends outside
> the multicol element. I suggest that the column rule should be
> clipped at the content edge.
>

If the column contents overflow vertically, I'd expect the column rule to
continue to match the height of the column contents, so the column rule
should overflow vertically too. Having the column rule be clipped
horizontally but not vertically would seem wrong.

Rob
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