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Re: Calling for a massive revamp of Paged Media and GCPM

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2013 11:49:54 -0800
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
CC: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CD19A0AF.1BE41%stearns@adobe.com>
On 1/14/13 11:40 AM, "Daniel Glazman"
<daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:

>On 14/01/13 20:29, Alan Stearns wrote:
>
>> @page {
>>    @top-center {
>>      flow-from: header-flow;
>>      flow-persist: persist;
>>      }
>>    }
>> @page { bottom-center { flow-from: footer-flow; }}
>> header { flow-into: header-flow; }
>> footer { flow-into: footer-flow; }
>
>Exactly.
>That's if you use flows only. I would myself even get rid
>of the @top-center and @bottom-center at-rules. Switching to
>slots and using more regular positioning scheme allows
>authors to better deal with them and our current CSS editing
>software to easily deal with them.

I don't know that it's necessary to get rid of the margin boxes, but I'd
like to use a content persisting mechanism that would work with them
and/or with a more flexible slot mechanism like you've proposed.

Thanks,

Alan
Received on Monday, 14 January 2013 19:50:59 GMT

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