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RE: [css-multicol] Overflowing floats issue

From: François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:52:31 +0200
Message-ID: <DUB120-W17942548F106B83F5E89A1A5B30@phx.gbl>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
> Le 30/04/2013 10:54, Håkon Wium Lie a écrit :
> > I don't think we can fulle describe column breaking in the
> > multicol spec -- we'd like for column breaking and page breaking to
> > remain together, and prescribing special rules for columns will not
> > make things easier for implementors.
> Yes, that’s the point of the Fragmentation spec:
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-break/

If everybody agrees on this, then let's redirect the paging issue to css-break.

However, this does leave us with the overflow/clip issue of floats. We clearly haven't reached interop on this either and this is certainly in the scope of css-multicol. 

I see two possible outcomes:

- Clip like anything in the flow (3 implementations do this)
- Overflow in the following columns, but then we should extend the exclusion zone to the next columns too (no implementation do this, but FireFox is close). 		 	   		  
Received on Tuesday, 30 April 2013 13:53:01 UTC

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