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Re: [css3-multicol] The purpose of multi-column layout?

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 22:39:26 +0200
Message-ID: <4BFC357E.80409@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Le 24/05/10 08:30, Andrew Fedoniouk a écrit :

> So is my question: why multi-column? Which and whose problems it will
> solve?

I have a real example in mind: the International Herald Tribune's web
site used to provide users with the choice of single-gutter or multi-
column layout. That was managed through script and was a major burden on
the web site. It was removed some time ago largely because script
made it unmanageable. A widely available cross-browser CSS solution is
what they needed...
And differences between browsers in font sizes and other measurements
were not an issue at all.

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