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Re: Exposing Fundamental Primitives (was: [css-regions] Named Flows, Elements and Box Generation)

From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2014 02:14:40 -0500
Message-ID: <1390461280.30339.99.camel@slave.barefootcomputing.com>
To: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Cc: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>, François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>, Johannes Wilm <johannes@fiduswriter.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Hċkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
On Tue, 2013-10-29 at 12:14 -0700, Alan Stearns wrote:
> Please note that multi-pass layout is only required IF there is a region
> that is sized by its content AND that region is not the last region in the
> chain.

It sounds like there's some similarity with table formatting here.

Can they be aligned? E.g. could table formatting be (partly) recast in
terms of regions?

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