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Re: [css3-multicol] Re: [CSSWG] Minutes Telecon 2013-05-01

From: Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 6 May 2013 10:28:15 -0700
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CDAD3508.3A6D%galineau@adobe.com>


On 5/4/13 10:11 PM, "Simon Sapin" <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:

>Le 04/05/2013 20:20, Håkon Wium Lie a écrit :
>> Also sprach Simon Sapin:
>>
>>   > > I support this resolution; we shouldn't try to solve this in the
>>   > > multicol spec.
>>   >
>>   > I agree (fragmentation details go in the Fragmentation spec), but
>>this
>>   > only one half of issue originally reported by François. The other
>>half
>>   > is overflow in the inline dimension of out-of-flow elements, and I
>>think
>>   > the spec should add something there:
>>   >
>>   > >    - Discussed issues with overflowing floats in multicol
>>   > >http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Apr/0639.html

>>
>> And, in another message:
>>
>>   > "In-flow" is defined in CSS 2.1 and clearly does not apply to
>>floated
>>   > elements. But we could could change the spec to say "Floated or
>>in-flow
>>   > content that extends …"
>>   >
>>   >http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#x24

>>
>> The proposal is then to change this sentence:
>>
>>    Content in the normal flow that extends into column gaps (e.g., long
>>    words or images) is clipped in the middle of the column gap.
>>
>>    http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-multicol/#overflow

>>
>> to
>>
>>    Floated or in-flow content that extends into column gaps (e.g., long
>>    words or images) is clipped in the middle of the column gap.
>>
>> This makes sense to me; I kinda think of floats as being in the flow
>> (although pushed to the side of the river, it's not airlifted away
>> like abspos) and it makes sense to treat them like in-flow content.
>
>That’s one way to resolve it, but I’d also add:
>
>     Absolutely positioned content is not clipped at column boundaries.
>
>("Absolutely positioned" also includes `position: fixed`, right?)

Yes, per http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/visuren.html#absolutely-positioned


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