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

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2011 12:47:52 -0700
To: Vincent Hardy <vhardy@adobe.com>, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CAB20278.808A%stearns@adobe.com>
On 10/5/11 12:35 PM, "Vincent Hardy" <vhardy@adobe.com> wrote:

> 
> On Oct 4, 2011, at 2:30 PM, David Hyatt wrote:
> 
>> On Oct 4, 2011, at 1:23 PM, David Hyatt wrote:
>> 
>>> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-regions/#region-overflow
>>> 
>>> 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.
>>> 
>> 
>> 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.
> 
> Thanks,
> Vincent

There's a green section at the end of 4.4 that says "The 'overflow' property
is honored on a region..." Given the recent discussion I do not think this
is correct. When you add more detail to region-overflow:break you'll
probably need to remove the green section.

Alan
Received on Wednesday, 5 October 2011 19:48:31 GMT

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