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RE: [css-multicol] remaining issues

From: Rossen Atanassov <Rossen.Atanassov@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 13:34:42 +0000
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <4af4ff04689940cf9c24ba16b28b4589@BY2PR03MB192.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Håkon Wium Lie [mailto:howcome@opera.com]
> Sent: Monday, September 9, 2013 4:35 AM
> 3) z-order of column-rule: below or above border
>    I suggest we specify that "Column rules are painted in the inline
>    content layer; below all inline content inside the multicol element,
>    but above the border of the multicol element."

The original specification should be sufficient as is. For multicol elements with overflow: visible, the paint order should already place the column rule above the border since they get painted as part of the inline content layer. However, for other values of overflow (i.e. the element is a scroller) you can't satisfy the condition because the border box will clip the rules.

I propose we leave the spec unchanged for this issue.

Received on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 13:35:12 UTC

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