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Re: [css-overflow][css3-regions] CSS Overflow covering CSS Regions use cases + [css3-gcpm]

From: Johannes Wilm <johannes.wilm@sourcefabric.org>
Date: Tue, 28 May 2013 13:12:13 -0400
Message-ID: <CAJYMermcJ-y2Q1hgZmfv6YsXhico4V0RA757BEqW-xCN3zy67Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
I was just testing this in the just released Opera Next, and it seems that
these features were removed before the release? In that case it may make
sense to make BookJS try to read the CSS3 values instead.

On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 5:10 PM, Johannes Wilm <
johannes.wilm@sourcefabric.org> wrote:

>
>
> On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 7:24 PM, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com> wrote:
> ...
>
>
>> I've coded the Malay Archipelago document in css3 + html:
>>
>>   http://people.opera.com/howcome/2013/tests/malay/archipelago.html
>>
>> Which results in this PDF document:
>>
>>   http://people.opera.com/howcome/2013/tests/malay/archipelago.pdf
>>
>> Also, it paginates in Opera 12.
>>
>
> Cool!
>
>>
>> Would it be possible for book.js to read the css3 code and thereby
>> implement footnotes, pagination and all the other goodies?
>>
>
> It is my understanding that Javascript, at least on Chrome, is not able to
> access unsupported style declarations. So it would need to parse the CSS
> itself and then find the parts that are interesting to it. Possibly this
> could achieved with
> http://sources.disruptive-innovations.com/jscssp/trunk/cssParser.js which
> is about 170kb.
>
> If it makes sense depends a bit on timing.
> If CSS regions are likely to be available in Chrome without having to use
> a flag a logn time before Opera's changes are merged into Blink, then this
> will indeed make a lot of sense.
>
> Whether this corresponds with the actual plan forward you guys at Adobe,
> Opera and Google are more likely to know than me.
>
>
> --
> Johannes Wilm
> BookJS Developer
> johannes.wilm@sourcefabric.org
>
> www.sourcefabric.org
>
> US: +1 520 399 8880
> skype: johanneswilm
>



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Johannes Wilm
BookJS Developer
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