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Re: [css3-multicol] Clarification on column-fill

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 01:13:31 +0100
Message-ID: <20199.59947.945059.856770@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: Scott Johnson <sjohnson@mozilla.com>, www-style@w3.org
Robert O'Callahan wrote:

 > The CR also says:
 > >
 > >  In paged media, this property will only have effect on the last page
 > >  the multicol element appears on.
 > >
 > > Would you like to remove this as well?
 > 
 > Not completely. This really needs to be replaced with a description of how
 > columns work with vertical breaking. We need to say that the UA should put
 > as much content from the columns element as it can before a vertical break,
 > using as many columns as fit in the available width. When all the content
 > fits before the break, then column-fill is consulted to determine whether
 > to balance or not, but when not all the content fits before the break
 > column-fill is irrelevant.

Could you propose some text to this effect?

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