CSS Multi-column Layout Module Level 1 Disposition of Comments for 2011-04-12 CR

Dated Draft: http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/CR-css3-multicol-20110412

Editor's Draft: http://drafts.csswg.org/css3-multicol/

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Issue 1. #
Summary:  allow percentages for `column-gap`
From:     Chris Harvey
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1321
Response: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Feb/0572.html 
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1321#issuecomment-298845182
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1321#issuecomment-300548136
Issue 2. #
Summary:  definition of `column-span` should say what happens without an ancestor multicol
From:     David Baron
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1074
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1074#issuecomment-289172502
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1074#issuecomment-289882650
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1074#issuecomment-290106054
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2017Apr/0018.html 
Issue 3. #
Summary:  definition of `column-span: all` repeats itself
From:     David Baron
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1073
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: Bugfix
Issue 4. #
Summary:  Does 'column-span' work on tables?
From:     David Baron
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1071
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1071#issuecomment-284115806
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1071#issuecomment-284139730
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1071#issuecomment-284532508
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1071#issuecomment-287919103
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1071#issuecomment-289877175
Response: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1071#issuecomment-290150304
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2017Mar/0088.html<Paste> 
Issue 5. #
Summary:  minimum and preferred width of multicol is not defined
From:     François Remy
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/420
Response: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/420#issuecomment-253261529
Closed:   Invalid
Verified: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/420#issuecomment-253434545
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2016Oct/0091.html 
Issue 6. #
Summary:  Clarify that column-* properties only apply to block containers
From:     Sebastian Zartner
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1364
Response: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1364#issuecomment-310139377
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2017Jun/0028.html 
Issue 7. #
Summary:  Clipping of content that overflows a column
From:     Chris Rebert
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/314
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/314#issuecomment-232662653
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/314#issuecomment-233462863
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/314#issuecomment-263801631
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/314#issuecomment-287126356
Response: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/314#issuecomment-310138645
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2017Jun/0028.html 
Issue 8. #
Summary:  Remove concept of available width and have pseudo-algorithm depend on used width
From:     Simon Sapin
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012Sep/0484.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012Oct/0226.html 
Response:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Apr/0347.html 
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Feb/0471.html 
Issue 9. #
Summary:  References to Paged Media 
From:     David Baron
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Mar/0043.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Mar/0046.html  
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1746
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1746#issuecomment-380731574
Issue 10. #
Summary:  Intrinsic Sizing of Multicol Elements
From      Fantasai
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Mar/0333.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Mar/0344.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Mar/0346.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Mar/0478.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Mar/0482.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Mar/0483.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Mar/0487.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Mar/0505.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Mar/0526.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Apr/0008.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Apr/0009.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Apr/0010.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Apr/0225.html 
Closed:   Deferred
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1742#issuecomment-342001345
Issue 11. #
Summary:  Should margins collapse on spanning elements 
From:     Håkon Wium Lie
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Sep/0509.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Oct/0591.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Nov/0480.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Nov/0540.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Nov/0698.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Nov/0701.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Nov/0734.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Dec/0109.html 
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Dec/0262.html 
Issue 12. #
Summary:  Column rule drawing order
From:     Peter Salas
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Jan/0251.html 
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Feb/0363.html 
Issue 13. #
Summary:  Text describing column boxes as block container boxes 
From:     Anton Prowse
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Dec/0058.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012Jan/0392.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Apr/0338.html 
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1738
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1738#issuecomment-342661881
Issue 14. #
Summary:  z-index and pseudo stacking contexts, column rules are painted in the inline content layer
From:     fantasai 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012Jul/0546.html 
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Feb/0363.html 
Issue 15. #
Summary:  z-order of column rule and column scrolling
From:     Morten Stenshorne
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Sep/0777.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Sep/0006.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Sep/0777.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Oct/0241.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Oct/0242.html 
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1739
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1739#issuecomment-342659978
Issue 16. #
Summary:  Remove Example XVII in CR 
From:     Gérard Talbot 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Jul/0498.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Jul/0507.html 
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1740 
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1740#issuecomment-342662336
Issue 17. #
Summary:  Contradictions about whether zero is allowed for 'column-width'
From:     David Baron 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011May/0338.html 
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1741
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1741#issuecomment-373091628
Issue 18. #
Summary:  Changed "Content in the normal flow" to "Floated or in-flow content"
From:     Håkon Wium Lie
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013May/0253.html 
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: Editorial 
Issue 19. #
Summary:  Revised pseudo-algorithm 
From:     Bert Bos 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Apr/0347.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Apr/att-0225/tmp.html  
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013May/0253.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Jun/0629.html  
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Feb/0471.html  
Issue 20. #
Summary:  Properties columns, column-width, column-count "apply to block containers"
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Feb/0536.html 
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: Editorial 
Issue 21. #
From:     Gérard Talbot
Summary:  margin collapsing between column-spanning element and blocks in column boxes
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Sep/0356.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Sep/0510.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Oct/0247.html 
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: Editorial 
Issue 22. #
From:     Philippe Verdy
Summary:  break-* properties and non-paged media; "break-fill" property proposal for child elements
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Jan/0027.html 
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1743
Open
Issue 23. #
From:     Robert O'Callahan 
Summary:  Remove the restriction about overflow columns only being in continuous media in the statement that column-fill has no effect on overflow columns
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Dec/0455.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Aug/0274.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Aug/0304.html 
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Sep/0471.html  
Issue 24. #
Summary:  Have two keywords for balancing - "balance" and either "balance-last" or "balance-all", depending on what implementations (including Prince and AH) do by default.
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Sep/0471.html 
Issue 25. #
Summary:  To balance columns, you just make the row as short as possible (honoring breaking controls, sizes, etc.), then flow normally into that height. No explicit "balancing" occurs (but it's a common effect).
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Sep/0471.html  
Issue 26. #
From:     Håkon Wium Lie
Summary:  Can overflow content influence column height?
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Oct/0396.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Oct/0397.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Oct/0423.html  
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1745
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1745#issuecomment-380745583
Issue 27. #
From:     Virgil Palanciuc
Summary:  Inconsistency with definition of column-rule-width 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Nov/0416.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Sep/0550.html 
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: Editorial 
Issue 28. #
From:     James Holderness
Summary:  Columns do not clip anything. (As if ::column just had overflow:visible by default.)
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Mar/0057.html 
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Aug/0269.html 
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Sep/0471.html 
Issue 29. #
From:     Rachel Andrew
Summary:  Should reference to breaking values be removed from the introduction?
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1966
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1966#issuecomment-343537878
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: Editorial
Issue 30. #
From:     Rachel Andrew
Summary:  Referring to the multicol element or container 
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1965
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1965#issuecomment-343698710
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1965#issuecomment-346424523
Issue 31. #
From:     Dennis Heuer
Summary:  The examples in the specification are poorly made
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2018Jan/0037.html 
Response: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2018Jan/0048.html 
Closed:   Duplicate
Resolved: Editors' discretion
Issue 32. #
From:     Dennis Heuer
Summary:  The design of the column-rule property is not good
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2018Jan/0039.html 
Response: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2018Jan/0051.html 
Closed:   Rejected
Resolved: Editors' discretion
Issue 33. #
From:     Manuel Rego Casasnovas
Summary:  Make "column-gap: normal" to be 1em in multi-column per spec
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2145
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2145#issuecomment-378781507
Issue 34. #
From:     David Baron
Summary:  column-span examples are unclear about visual/source order of text 
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1087
Response: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1087#issuecomment-371343134
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: Editors' discretion 
Issue 35. #
From:     David Baron
Summary:  How do elements between column-span and its multicol ancestor appear around the span
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1072
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1072#issuecomment-287932460
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1072#issuecomment-342668025 
Issue 36. #
From:     David Baron
Summary:  Specification should define interaction between 'column-span' and 'column-fill'
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1075
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1075#issuecomment-284141651
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1075#issuecomment-284536538
Closed:   Accepted
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1075#issuecomment-342669980
Issue 37. #
From:     David Baron
Summary:  Column rules should only be drawn to the height of the column contents
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2309
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2309#issuecomment-365873057
Closed:   Rejected
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2309#issuecomment-380733360
Issue 38. #
From:     Geoffrey Sneddon
Summary:  Psuedo-algorithm doesn't say when
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2488
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2488#issuecomment-377432504
Open
Issue 39. #
From:     Fantasai
Summary:  Balancing and overflow columns
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2549
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2549#issuecomment-380753480
Issue 40. #
From:     David Baron
Summary:  How does absolute positioning work in a containing block that was split by a column-span?
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1894
Closed:   Rejected as defined in Fragmentation spec
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1894#issuecomment-342673130
Issue 41. #
From:     Manuel Rego Casasnovas
Summary:  Gutter properties computed value
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2294
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2294#issuecomment-364321479
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2294#issuecomment-364682807
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/2294#issuecomment-369313438
Issue 42. #
From:     Fantasai 
Summary:  Handling of zero sized tracks, changing the floor to a required amount
Comment:  https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Dec/0157.html 
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1719
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2016Jan/0031.html 
Issue 43. #
From:     Praveen Puglia
Summary:  Something went wrong with the linking or code block?
Comment:  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1850
Closed:   Accepted 
Resolved: Editorial