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Re: [css3-gcpm] paged presentations, page floats, paged navigation between documents

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 17:52:16 +0200
Message-ID: <20117.47024.72495.872251@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, www-style@w3.org
Also sprach Tab Atkins Jr.:

 > > The GCPM paged-* values don't specify how the content should be
 > > printed onto those three sheets, but it specifies that (a) there
 > > should be sheets and (b) which direction those sheets should be laid
 > > out.
 > If it doesn't specify, then that's just confusing.  What happens if
 > content overflows in both directions?

That should be specified in paged media. Normal printing has the same
problem: paper sheets are printed linearly, but one can have overflow
in two directions.

 > Paged Media currently always sends the block-axis overflow (or
 > vertical-axis, I dunno which) to the next page.  Inline (/horizontal)
 > overflow is hidden.  Presumably this should work the same.

Yes, it should work the same. But it should only be specified in one place. 

              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
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