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Re: [css3-multicol] z-order of column-rule: below or above border?

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2013 11:40:12 +0200
Message-ID: <21019.8828.951961.650255@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: www-style@gtalbot.org
Cc: "www-style mailing list" <www-style@w3.org>, Rossen Atanassov <Rossen.Atanassov@microsoft.com>
Gérard Talbot wrote:

 > "
 > If a column rule is wider than its gap, the column rule will overlap
 > adjacent column boxes, and possibly extend outside the box of the multicol
 > element. Column rules are painted just above the background of the
 > multicol element.
 > "
 > http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-multicol/#column-gaps-and-rules
 > 
 > "
 > If a column rule is wider than its gap, the adjacent column boxes will
 > overlap the rule, and the rule may possibly extend outside the box of the
 > multicol element. Column rules are painted in the inline content layer,
 > but below all inline content inside the multicol element. Column rules are
 > only drawn between two columns that both have content.
 > "
 > http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-multicol/#column-gaps-and-rules
 > 
 > If such multi-column element (having a column-rule wider than its gap) has
 > a border, then a) should the column-rule overlap its border (Firefox 23,
 > Opera 12.16, Chrome 28.0.1500.95 do that) or b) should it be just below
 > the border (IE10 does that) ?
 > 
 > eg.
 > http://www.gtalbot.org/BrowserBugsSection/CSS3Multi-Columns/Opera/multicol-rule-large-001-GT.xht
 > 
 > Both scenarios are possible interpretations of the current spec.

The most recent change came from this issue:

  https://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Tracker/issues/300

I Cc: Rossen Atanassov as he raised the issue and proposed a
resolution -- Rossan, what do you think?

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