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Re: 5.10.4 from-page-master-region discrepancy?

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2012 08:19:20 -0700
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+dUHBSBMg7fEq1Vb4H7JQKku=y81S-5ikqnSmVmMu35xw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Amick, Eric" <Eric.Amick@mail.house.gov>
Cc: "www-xsl-fo@w3.org" <www-xsl-fo@w3.org>, "xsl-editors@w3.org" <xsl-editors@w3.org>
No, I don't believe so: simple-page-master does not generate any area. It
is page-sequence which generates the region viewport/reference pairs.

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 5:13 AM, Amick, Eric <Eric.Amick@mail.house.gov>wrote:

> I may be misreading, but since a page-sequence is not a descendant of a
> page-sequence, doesn’t the paragraph before the one you cited cover this
> situation?****
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> The computed value of the designated property is taken from that property
> on the layout formatting object being used to generate the region
> viewport/reference area pair.****
>
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> In other words, the value comes from the simple-page-master called
> all-pages.****
>
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>
> Eric Amick   Systems Engineer II****
>
> Legislative Computer Systems****
>
> ** **
>
> *From:* Glenn Adams [mailto:glenn@skynav.com]
> *Sent:* Saturday, April 21, 2012 12:13
> *To:* www-xsl-fo@w3.org; xsl-editors@w3.org
> *Subject:* 5.10.4 from-page-master-region discrepancy?****
>
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> In XSL-FO 1.1, 5.10.4, appears:****
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> "If this function is used in an expression on a formatting object, F,
> that is a descendant of an fo:page-sequence, then the computed value is
> taken from the region specification that was used to generate the nearest
> ancestor region reference area which has as its descendants the areas
> returned by F."****
>
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> However, this is followed by an example where "this function"
> (from-page-master-region) is used on fo:page-sequence, and not a descendant
> of fo:page-sequence!****
>
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> <fo:page-sequence master-name="default-sequence"****
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>                   writing-mode="from-page-master-region()">****
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> How is this example to be reconciled with the normative language cited
> above about being "used in an expression ... that is a descendant of an
> fo:page-sequence"?****
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> Regards,****
>
> Glenn****
>
> ** **
>
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