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

From: Morten Stenshorne <mstensho@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:36:39 +0200
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Cc: shelby@coolpage.com, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <8762wqmzxk.fsf@opera.com>
Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com> writes:

> Shelby Moore wrote:
>
>  > > I've been tempted to introduce the term "multicol box" to mean "the
>  > > content box(es) of a multicol element". That would be slightly more
>  > > accurate. However, I think the current text works.
>  > 
>  > What is the difference between the "content box(es)" and the "column
>  > box(es)"? I can understand the multi-col element has its own content box
>  > which contains column box(es), but how does a single mult-col element get
>  > multiple content boxes?
>
> Pagination. One mulitcol element can result in (say) three mulicol
> boxes, one per page.

Isn't that what we call "rows"? One row per page. One row before/after
spanned elements.

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