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From Jeremias Maerki <dev.jerem...@greenmail.ch>
Subject Re: Handling of block-level FOs inside fo:inline and related
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2005 20:36:12 GMT

On 03.08.2005 22:26:51 J.Pietschmann wrote:
> Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> > fo:inline, fo:bidi-override and fo:inline-container are all inline-level
> > FOs and all allow block-level content.
> 
> I think an inline-container should create a single area as
> a first approximation, unless the content fills a whole page.
> Therefore it shouldn't pose a real problem in this context.

That's what I thought.

> I have no idea how an inline container whose content overflows
> the page bpd should be handled.

Well, if it simply generates a single box, that box is broken as a whole.
If it doesn't fit the page: Meeeeep! :-)

I've no idea if an inline-container is supposed to be broken at all and
if yes, how.

> Fortunately, in the case of
> changing the write mode e.g. from lr-tb to tb-lr, the ipd of
> the content in the inline container has to be fixed, which
> translates to a fixed bpd in the context of the ancestor block
> of the inline container.  Unless I misunderstood the spec, of
> course.
> The real headache is caused by the anticipation that the most
> common use case for inline container will be embedding tables
> inline, for all kind of purposes...
> 
> J.Pietschmann



Jeremias Maerki


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