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

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 16:36:27 +1200
Message-ID: <AANLkTimaPgv4g4a5ti-xUPaqNKwg8GcO9T9qzh7Zs5M_@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: HĂ„konWium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, www-style@w3.org
On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 4:19 PM, Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com
> wrote:

> See:
> http://www.terrainformatica.com/w3/test-columns-floats.htm
> http://www.terrainformatica.com/w3/test-columns-floats-fixed.htm
> either in FF or GC.

> Usually such paginations require some
> manual tweaking - even content reordering/editing.
> Automatic column balancing of arbitrary content
> is a challenging task.

We're choosing the minimum column height consistent with the rules of CSS.
If CSS offered more flexibility in placing floats, we could probably find a
better layout automatically.

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healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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