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[css3-multicol] Review of multicol-block-clip-001

From: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:23:13 -0400
Message-ID: <b442a98355452a6d7791cde45dde6516.squirrel@ed-sh-cp3.entirelydigital.com>
To: "Håkon Wium Lie" <howcome@opera.com>
Cc: "Public css-testsuite mailing list" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Håkon,

http://test.csswg.org/source/contributors/opera/submitted/multicol/multicol-block-clip-001.xht

The test uses 7 rules and 25 declarations. After removing the unneeded
ones, I propose this replacement:

http://www.gtalbot.org/BrowserBugsSection/CSS3Multi-Columns/Opera/multicol-block-clip-001-GT.xht

which uses 5 rules and 15 declarations.


One mystery for me (I spent quite some time on this) is

  orphans: 1;
  widows: 1;

declarations. If I unchecked 'orphans: 1' in Opera 12.16, then the
layout changes. I have no idea what orphans and widows declarations are
doing in all the multi-col tests since media, by default, is screen and
orphans and widows apply only to page media. *_This seems like a bug to
me._* This made me put into comments my review+approval <link> for this
test.

I replaced "x" characters with differentiable letters and numbers; if
one day browser page debuggers get improved, then it will be possible to
further investigate content area (1 browser is capable of doing that:
Hv3 TKHTML alpha 16.)

I think that a better filename for this test would have been
multicol-overflowed-content-001.xht or multicol-overflow-inside-001.xht
but this one is okay I guess.

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http://test.csswg.org/source/contributors/opera/submitted/multicol/multicol-block-clip-ref.xht

uses 7 rules and 29 declarations.

I propose

http://www.gtalbot.org/BrowserBugsSection/CSS3Multi-Columns/Opera/multicol-block-clip-001-GT-ref.xht
(best is to reuse the same filename and then append -ref.)

which uses 4 rules and 7 declarations.

Gérard
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