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Re: [css3-page] Rules for Pagination into Varying-Width Pages

From: Peter Moulder <peter.moulder@monash.edu>
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2011 06:33:35 +1000
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-id: <20110919203335.GA20209@bowman.infotech.monash.edu.au>
On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 10:14:35AM -0700, fantasai wrote:

>   * Intrinsic sizes are calculated and maintained across the entire element. Where an
>     ICB size is needed, assume an initial containing block of the starting page's size.

Just checking: does "starting page" mean document's first page or the
first page where the element appears?  (Tab's question about media
queries might at least slightly relevant to the answer, but really I'm
just making sure we all have the same interpretation when we read the

>   * Continuations of boxes on a previous page must start at the top of the page.
>     If this results in multiple shrinkwrapped floats side-by-side that would otherwise
>     be staggered (if they were not continuations),

Sorry, I don't understand this condition, or I don't understand how it
affects widths, or why this condition should make a difference to whether
"the floats' widths [should be] reduced in proportion ... until they fit".

It might suffice just to make sure an example is also added.

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