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Re: [css3-multicol] splitting floats across column boundaries

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2011 02:07:30 +0100
Message-ID: <20184.9426.98874.906703@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Also sprach Alan Stearns:

 > Take a look at this file. It has a div floated left with six lines of text
 > in a 2-column layout containing eight lines of text
 > 
 > http://hg.csswg.org/test/raw-file/50587184a512/contributors/adobe/incoming/floatLeftMulticolBreak.html
 > 
 > In WebKit the columns are balanced by splitting the float in two. In Gecko
 > and Opera the float remains intact and the columns are not balanced. Should
 > I expect more interop here, or is this a vague area that css3-pagination is
 > meant to resolve?
 > 
 > I am strongly in favor of splitting the float in an instance like this.

What if the float was an image?

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
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