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RE: Column proposal in CSS-3 - Need for :colum...

From: Ian Hickson <py8ieh@bath.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 15:49:28 +0100 (BST)
To: Benjamin Hardcastle <benjaminh@epic.co.uk>
cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.04.9910151548110.9183-100000@midge.bath.ac.uk>
On Fri, 15 Oct 1999, Benjamin Hardcastle wrote:

>> (:last-column?).  Would/should it be possible to use the last column as a 
>> reference point and count backwards?
> Wouldn't the author have to specify how many columns to draw?

No, one of the main underpinnings of all the column ideas so far is that
the author can either specify the number of columns or the width of
columns. So the actual number of columns is not always known in advance.

Ian Hickson
"I take a Professor Bullett approach to my answers. There's a high
probability that they may be right."
  -- Dr Snow; Mechanics Lecturer at Bath University; 1999-03-04
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