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Re: [css-regions] The region-overflow property

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2011 14:46:42 -0500
Cc: "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
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To: Vincent Hardy <vhardy@adobe.com>
On Oct 5, 2011, at 2:35 PM, Vincent Hardy wrote:

> 
> On Oct 4, 2011, at 2:30 PM, David Hyatt wrote:
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>> On Oct 4, 2011, at 1:23 PM, David Hyatt wrote:
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>>> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-regions/#region-overflow
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>>> It is ambiguous (to me at least) in section 4.4 whether region-overflow:break causes clipping to occur when content spills out of the last region. I am assuming the only thing it affects is pagination at the last region edge, and that clipping is always controlled by overflow.
>>> 
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>> Actually upon re-reading this, it sounds like you do expect the content that paginates as a result of region-overflow:break to be into some unrendered space when region-overflow:break is specified. That seems like fine behavior to me, but it should probably be specified a bit more clearly in the text.
>> 
>> 
> 
> Hi Dave,
> 
> After reading the all thread where you said you are fine with the current spec. and this initial email, I will add an action for met to be a bit more specific about the expected behavior.

Sounds good. What I've implemented in WebKit should match what's in the spec. I'd just make it a bit more clear that region-overflow:break results in clipping. The drawing makes it clear, but the text does not.

dave
Received on Wednesday, 5 October 2011 19:47:40 GMT

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