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Re: [css-break] Breaks and list items

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2015 11:20:08 -0400
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCVmGMO8oUiWAyjb-78z4tcNOh7DXHsxXRUGdeBu=1wng@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 10:44 AM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On May 17, 2015, at 12:16 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>>> On 03/22/2015 01:55 PM, Brady Duga wrote:
>>> Break inside/after says:
>>> # Always force a break (of all possible types, through all
>>> # fragmentation contexts) before/after the  principal box"
>>> and "any" has similar text. How does this work when an element
>>> generates more than just a principal box? CSS 2.1 gives
>>> list-items as a case where this can happen, but isn't very
>>> clear on how it works.
>> An element generates at most one principal box. List items
>> and tables generate two *boxes* but only one of these boxes
>> is the principal box.
> Right, but that doesn't answer the question. Supposing that the list item market is like a previous sibling (I don't think it is, I think it's inside the principal box, but supposing there is an element that generates a non-principal box outside the principal box), I think Brady is asking if the text of the spec is enough to ensure the break doesn't break between the two boxes.

Nah, current spec text *will* break between them.  But we just don't
have such cases currently.  (::marker is indeed a child of the list

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