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Re: [css3-multicol/...] Pagination of (block) elements needed in CSS

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2012 22:52:06 +0100
Message-ID: <20632.13574.416270.893313@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: <Cedric.Sodhi@dlr.de>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
Also sprach Cedric.Sodhi@dlr.de:

 > ... I find it important that CSS should allow for pagination of (arbtirary) content ...

+1

 > I therefore propose that CSS3 is equipped with means to paginate
 > arbitrary block-elements in a fashion similar to the following:
 > 
 > One may specify the pagination-width and -height for such elements.
 > Their values act similar to max-width and max-height values, only
 > that the block is then duplicated and the remaining content (broke
 > at breakable whitespace and block children) is put into the
 > duplicate, repeating the procedure.

Did you see these?:

   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-gcpm/#paged-presentations
   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-overflow/
   http://people.opera.com/howcome/2011/reader

This approach is still debated and universal support is not yet
ensured. Input from designers is most welcome.

Cheers,

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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