Do you want to know how the CSS WG works? Fantasai has written about:csswg, An Inside View of the CSS Working Group at W3C.
John Daggett summarized what Unicode is doing with UTR 50, which will define the default orientation of each character in vertical text. Those interested are encouraged to review the draft and send Unicode comments: Unicode Technical Report #50
Rossen presented the current Exclusions and Shapes draft. Two major concerns were raised:
Resolved: Publish FPWD of Exclusions
Minutes and Resolutions TPAC 2011-10-30 Sunday Afternoon II: Style Attr, Selectors 4, Paginated Layout on Screen
Daniel raised some concern that web designers are assuming everything in Selectors 4 will make it to CR, even though it’s a very early stage draft and we don’t know what will make it and what not. (The ability to select ancestors of elements is a particular area of concern since it is difficult to optimize for CSS selection in dynamic environments.)
Håkon presented a demo of a new paginated layout feature in Opera: it uses the
overflow properties to switch the UA into a paginated mode. The demo also included some new features for UI to link independent documents together into a single paged presentation.