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Re: Region overflow proposal

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2012 23:16:23 -0700
To: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120807061623.GA18145@crum.dbaron.org>
On Monday 2012-08-06 22:14 -0700, Alan Stearns wrote:
> In example 5, have you considered how to style the second column of the
> second (or subsequent) region boxes? This might become a use case for
> chaining pseudo-elements.

Indeed.

> An alternative to max-lines could be an nth-line pseudo-element. Setting
> break-after on ::nth-line(3) with an auto-height box would accomplish the
> same thing as max-lines:3, and nth-line could be put to other uses as well.

Perhaps, though ::nth-line sounds somewhat scary, and supporting
break-after on it more so.  (The max-lines solution also might
interact with 'widows' and 'orphans' better.)

-David

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