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Re: [css3-regions] more feedback

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2011 09:37:35 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTik40HME=bAjNgEjnyghp_TVDznqvA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Vincent Hardy (vhardy@adobe.com)" <vhardy@adobe.com>, "www-style@w3.org CSS" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 5:24 AM, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com> wrote:
> * 2.3: positioning recursion, rule 2 -- last container gets all remaining content
>
> That rule must be optional (and IMO not default). It is not how pages work. If there is more content that fits on current page, it is available for next page, but it doesn't have to become overflow while next page doesn't exist...

Pages (and columns) are different in important ways here, though.
Both are virtual containers generated automatically by the UA as
necessary, while regions are explicit containers (maybe
pseudoelements) that are created by the author.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 12 May 2011 17:09:59 GMT

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