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Re: [css-display] Unofficial draft of a Display spec ready for consumption

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2012 18:26:22 +0200
Message-ID: <5086C52E.3080401@kozea.fr>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Le 23/10/2012 18:12, Tab Atkins Jr. a écrit :
> Multicol is a legacy mistake, but all we have to do is say that the
> multicol properties only apply in block layout, and we're good.  This
> was difficult to do before, because we wanted to be able to use them
> in "block", "inline-block", "list-item", "table-cell", and
> "table-caption" - this seems like a random set when all you have is
> the 'display' property.  In the new model, these all have the common
> property of using block layout (display-inside: block;), so it's easy
> to specify the multicol limitation.

Sorry to side-track, but is "using block layout" the same as what CSS 
2.1 calls "being a block container"?

Simon Sapin
Received on Tuesday, 23 October 2012 16:26:47 UTC

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