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Re: [css3-multicol] new editor's draft

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2010 23:35:15 +0200
Message-ID: <19651.21779.657261.787927@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: shelby@coolpage.com
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Shelby Moore wrote:

 > Currently:
 > 
 > "This property has no effect on elements that do not fit entirely within
 > the multicol element. Also, if a setting on this property pushes the
 > element outside a multicol element, this property will have no effect."
 > 
 > Suggest:
 > 
 > "This property is ignored when applied to elements that would cause them
 > to not fit entirely within the multicol element."

And later:

 > Change that to:
 > 
 > "When overflow is set to hidden, this property is ignored for elements
 > that do not, or would cause them to not, fit entirely within the multicol
 > content box."
 > 
 > I can not understand why you would ignore the setting in the case that
 > overflow can display the result?

See:

  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Aug/0492.html

 > > Technical terms are marked as <dfn> elements the first time used, and
 > > explained. Thereafter, their use in the text should conform with the
 > > definition but they are not called out. This is consistent with the
 > > other CSS specs.
 > 
 > I am making a general suggestion for all CSS specs then. 

Then you should probably make a separate posting with your suggestion.

Cheers,

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