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Re: [css3-multicol] Column rule outside element and overflow behavior

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:51:10 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAOp5=Vxim3jvTyZ3vQYjgbCFfr=TgU_xOyt36916rwjA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 1:19 PM, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:
> Consider a multicol element with a column rule that extends outside the
> element. If an ancestor has overflow:auto set, and the column rule extends
> outside that ancestor as well, should the rule just be clipped or should it
> cause the ancestor to gain a scrollbar? Opera/Firefox/Chrome just clip. I'm
> not sure how this is handled in the spec currently, if at all.
> http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/saved/2207

Clipped, imo.  This is an insignificant decoration, and not worthy of
popping scrollbars on the element.

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