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Re: [css3-multicol] pseudo-algorithm

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 09:46:21 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTimghCKNLbCKiptHk_oXogMrf1eGonFXAuby8hi8@mail.gmail.com>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Cc: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, Stephen Zilles <szilles@adobe.com>, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 6:21 AM, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com> wrote:
> 6) introduce min-column-width (probably in combination with 2)
>   + fewer narrow columns
>   - would bring us back to last call
>   - more complex to implement
>   - there would still be lots of clipping

Would it help if the minimum column width was just enforced in the
algorithm, and not exposed as a property?  We can always make a
property to control it later, but for now, just saying that columns
aren't allowed to shrink below 5em or something would ensure that some
content always gets shown, and may reduce the presence of
singularities in the algorithm.

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