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Re: [css3-regions][css3-exclusions][css3-gcpm][css3-positioning] RE: Examples of exclusions

From: Vincent Hardy <vhardy@adobe.com>
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2011 16:13:47 -0800
To: Stephen Zilles <szilles@adobe.com>
CC: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, "arronei@microsoft.com" <arronei@microsoft.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EF2FC544-F862-4BA2-9482-746C9260D576@adobe.com>

On Dec 10, 2011, at 3:13 PM, Stephen Zilles wrote:

> Hakon,
>  I do not believe that Vincent concluded that exclusions between columns is not in scope. What is not in scope is positioning because that is the topic of other specifications.

Yes, exactly. This is why I was proposing to add the use case, but with the appropriate wording explaining this.


> Steve Z.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Håkon Wium Lie [mailto:howcome@opera.com] 
> Sent: Saturday, December 10, 2011 6:16 AM
> To: Vincent Hardy
> Cc: arronei@microsoft.com; Stephen Zilles; www-style list
> Subject: Re: [css3-regions][css3-exclusions][css3-gcpm][css3-positioning] RE: Examples of exclusions
> Vincent wrote:
>> What you propose implies that the requirement for regions and  > exclusions is to provide a way to position/insert the exclusion  > between columns. As I was saying in the rest of my answer and other  > messages, this is not in the scope for these two specifications.
> In the list of use cases, which presumably all are in scope, you list:
>  Flowing content between arbitrary areas
>  Flowing content into arbitrary areas
>  Flowing content *around* arbitrary areas
>  Controlling the interplay between overlapping shapes
>  Fancy illustration layout
>  Dropcap exclusion
>  Magazine layouts
> How can you then conclude that exclusions between columns are not in scope? Especially since this was example #1 in what Steve posted.
> Where is the description of the scope?
> -h&kon
>              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
> howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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