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Re: [css3-gcpm] Multi-column floats overflowing the column

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2007 22:13:16 +0200
Message-ID: <17979.37852.140077.158876@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Brady Duga <duga@ljug.com>
Cc: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@exchange.microsoft.com>, W3C CSS <www-style@w3.org>

Also sprach Brady Duga:

 > For those of us who have been working in the paged  
 > media space for years, it's very nice to see some significant work  
 > coming out of the W3C on it.

Thank's, I appreciate the encouragement. 

 > I am a little confused by the column support being in this spec,
 > though. Most other things make sense (footnotes, headers/footers,
 > etc), but I don't see what about the column support is specific to
 > paged media.

I agree that it can be useful in other places, too. Other features
(e.g. named flows) can also be useful outside of pages.

One reason for having the advanced multi-column features in this draft
is to keep the multicol spec simpler.

              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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