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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-multicol][css-page-floats] Figure out the interaction between colomn-span and colon floats

From: Johannes Wilm via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2016 07:52:12 +0000
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On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 5:37 AM, Florian Rivoal 

> Whether we should include it *now* is an separate question, but we 
> to address it eventually, so this issue is to track that need.

Maybe. The thing is that if we want browsers to implement the spec, 
then we
cannot ask for complexity that will let it take several minutes before
end user can see their webpage. If I recall correctly, I think we
previiously said that page floats can in reality be replaced by a
combination of Exclusions + absolute positioning + JavaScript, and 
that the
provided page floats should therefore only be the simple kinds that
browsers could provide natively.

> For now, it may be sufficient to make sure that whatever we're 
> is forward compatible with what we'll eventually want. That is a 
> thing, since what we eventually want isn't really defined, but we 
> probably think about it a bit still.
> If it was in early version of the spec, do you have a link to the 
best /
> latest version to include it, to get a sense of what has already 
> proposed on this topic?

Håkon's Figure Spec:

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