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Re: [css3-multicol] page-break-inside and columns

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2009 20:02:49 +0100
Message-ID: <49DBA359.50103@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, CSS <www-style@w3.org>
OK, let us agree that there /are/ situation in which one might
reasonably want to inhibit both page and column breaks within
a single element, but that such constraints need to be exercised
with considerable caution, since the potential difficulties in
page makeup increase dramatically as the element's length grows.

In general, however, I would imagine that such constraints are
better tackled from a different perspective, inhibiting breaks
/between/ certain elements whilst at the same time allowing
breaks /within/ the elements modulo the necessity to avoid
(where at all possible) widows and orphans (or clubs lines, as
some term the latter).

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