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

From: Shelby Moore <shelby@coolpage.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 19:04:59 -0400
Message-ID: <42f8e329e16e74f2ec9ba3ab1ab0dd83.squirrel@sm.webmail.pair.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.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.

I thought of that too, but Håkon did not show any column-gap or what ever
we intend to put between rows of columns.

And you can't put it underneath in the current spec, because all overflow
must go in the inline direction.  See section 8.2.
Received on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 23:05:25 UTC

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