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Re: [css3-page][css3-gcpm] implementation coverage

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2013 14:19:06 +0200
Message-ID: <20834.46522.730266.831882@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Also sprach Simon Sapin:

 > > I've created a test document to assess current
 > > implementation coverage:
 > >
 > >    http://people.opera.com/howcome/2013/tests/paged-media-ts.html

 > >    http://people.opera.com/howcome/2013/tests/paged-media-ah.pdf
 > >    http://people.opera.com/howcome/2013/tests/paged-media-pr.pdf
 > 
 > Here is the same document rendered with WeasyPrint, with an additional 
 > user stylesheet[1]:
 > 
 > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2013Apr/att-0010/paged-media-weasyprint.pdf
 > 
 > As you can see, WeasyPrint does not implement multi-column layout yet, 
 > but this is definitely something we want in the future.

That's great!

 > The issues I have with the multicol spec were already raised here.
 > 
 > As to GCPM, WeasyPrint only implement bookmarks, which I think is one of 
 > the more reasonable features of the module. Many of the other features 
 > are IMO largely under-specified and need a lot of work.

Some areas are quite complex and will need work. In particulular, page
floats are complex.

I'd be interested in hearing if you have suggestions on text that
should be added to the spec to make the work of implementors easier.
For example, what text are you missing on leaders and
cross-references?

  http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-gcpm/#leaders
  http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-gcpm/#cross-references

Cheers,

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