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[css-multicol] Updated Working Draft of the CSS Multi-column Layout Module Level 1

From: <me@rachelandrew.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:13:50 -0400
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002c01d5837b$eb6fb3c0$c24f1b40$@rachelandrew.co.uk>
The CSS WG has published an updated Working Draft of the CSS Multi-column
Layout Module Level 1:


This module describes multi-column layout in CSS. By using functionality
described in this document, style sheets can declare that the content of an
element is to be laid out in multiple columns.

This update contains substantial rewrites of the section The Multi-column
el), thanks to input from Morten Stenshorne and help from fantasai. In
addition a number of clarifications have been made via WG resolutions.

I would appreciate a review of these changes, and issues raised for any
other areas that lack clarity. In particular places where we have examples,
but no normative text to properly explain the behaviour that is being

We currently have one outstanding issue, which has been detailed in the
specification: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/4036

Significant changes are listed at:


Please review the draft, and send any comments to this mailing list,
<www-style@w3.org>, prefixed with [css-multicol] (as I did on this message)
or (preferably) file them in the GitHub repository at

For the CSS WG,


Rachel Andrew

Upcoming speaking engagements: https://noti.st/rachelandrew 
Received on Tuesday, 15 October 2019 17:13:56 UTC

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