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Re: [css3-multicol] test suite

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 00:45:23 +0200
Message-ID: <19563.4355.752123.611834@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Also sprach Robert O'Callahan:

 > > If we go with (b), I suggest, well, I don't suggest we do that.
 > > Clipping makes more sense, no?

 > I'm not convinced. CSS defaults to overflow:visible and generally clipping
 > only occurs when the author requests it somehow.
 > I also think that clipping column rules vertically would be less useful than
 > letting them be the height of the columns, and I think that horizontal
 > clipping would not be a particularly useful, so I favour not clipping.

In cases where the height is specified to be longer than the natural
lengths of the columns, should the column rules be as long as (a) the
height or (b) the natural length?

Should column rules be clipped where column-span elements are -- or
should one have to specify a background color on the column-span
elements in order to hide the column rules?

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