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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 15:58:22 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTima+HpBi98GbVhvK9f5pzRsMythRYbc9KL5qgqd@mail.gmail.com>
To: shelby@coolpage.com
Cc: "Håkon Wium Lie" <howcome@opera.com>, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, www-style@w3.org
On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 3:50 PM, Shelby Moore <shelby@coolpage.com> wrote:
> Regardless of how you interpret the spec above for 'column-span', it can
> not go underneath, because the prior columns have already been
> 'break-after'. The spec does not allow us to put anything in the columns
> after a column break.  Since when did a column break become not a column
> break?
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-multicol/#column-breaks
>
> If a designer says to break the column, they mean it-- nothing must follow
> in that column.

The suggestion here is essentially to create a new column row in this
circumstance, similar to what you'd get with the "column-overflow:
block" proposal we talked about earlier.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 22:59:14 GMT

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