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RE: [css3-regions] auto-generation, pagination, and code examples

From: Rossen Atanassov <Rossen.Atanassov@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2011 23:48:30 +0000
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, Vincent Hardy <vhardy@adobe.com>
CC: W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
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Hello Håkon,

> I don't see any code that says, e.g. that regions one should span two columns or
> be this wide or this hight, or that region 4 should be higher than region 2.
> I simply don't see the code that will generate the layout in Figure 1 an Figure 2.
> What am I missing?

When you read the full reply you'll see that the intent of regions is to have basic building blocks that can be used to redirect content into and having this content fragmented into any other (optional) subsequent regions. Thus, what the layout of the regions themselves is actually depends on where they're used - eg. Grid, page template, perhaps multicolumn etc.

I do see where you confusions stems from though and I think it is a good request that we add the proper styling for the region elements. Vincent, perhaps we need to open an issue here?

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