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RE: [css3-multicol] column-span property

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 14:39:53 +0200
Message-ID: <18979.52249.904192.545363@opera.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Also sprach Alex Mogilevsky:

 > Column-span prevously allowed values other than '1' and 'all' but
 > it was scaled down because of added complexity of cases where span
 > has more columns than available.

Right. My intention, however, is to scale it back up again in level 4 or something.

 > IMO the property in its current form is unnecessary. All use cases
 > I can think of are covered by either page floats in GCPM or nested
 > multicolumn elements.

How would you express the use case in the spec?:

  h2 { column-span: all }

              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
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