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Re: New ::first-page pseudo-element

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2011 12:42:59 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLaXQXaGnE3KPRksbYziPshAUA1kX6CqCJ2ULRZBgOgnSg@mail.gmail.com>
To: HÃ¥kon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Cc: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, Michael Day <mikeday@yeslogic.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Another issue: currently the columns spec says "All column boxes in a
multi-column element are in the same stacking context and the drawing order
of their contents is as specified in CSS 2.1." If you can style columns
individually then I assume that would no longer be the case. Regions
probably breaks that too.

That means if you have an element that creates a stacking context (either
explicitly, using z-index, or implicitly, using opacity or filter etc), and
it breaks across columns (or regions), and the columns (or regions) aren't
adjacent in z-order ... we have a problem.

"If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not
in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us
our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. If we claim we have not
sinned, we make him out to be a liar and his word is not in us." [1 John
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