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RE: Widget specification - liquid height support

From: Eyal Sela <eyal@isoc.org.il>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2009 14:12:49 +0200
To: "'Robin Berjon'" <robin@berjon.com>, "'Amit Kasher'" <amit.kasher@pnyxe.com>
Cc: <public-webapps@w3.org>, "'Amit Monbaz'" <Amit.Monbaz@Pnyxe.com>
Message-ID: <013301ca7e49$15a815d0$40f84170$@org.il>
The specification says that in some view modes the widget user agent will
use the width and high specified in the config.xml file.
What would happened in such a view mode if they were not mentioned? 

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-----Original Message-----
From: Robin Berjon [mailto:robin@berjon.com] 
Sent: Friday, December 11, 2009 5:43 PM
To: Amit Kasher
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org; 'Eyal Sela'; Amit Monbaz
Subject: Re: Widget specification - liquid height support

Hi Amit,

On Dec 10, 2009, at 15:54 , Amit Kasher wrote:
> I couldnt find any mentioning to the liquidness of the new HTML element
widget. What happens if one does not configure any height or width to it?
> In terms of width, I assume it behaves like a div and takes the entire
container width, but what happens with height?
> Does it behave like a div that changes its height according to its
content, or does it behave like an iframe that doesnt?

I think you have misunderstood the purpose of the widget element. It is not
meant to be used in HTML documents, or for that matter to ever be rendered.
It simply is a container for the configuration of widgets, as part of the
config.xml file that widget packages contain.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/
Received on Wednesday, 16 December 2009 12:13:49 UTC

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