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RE: Unlogical width with percentages

From: Tim Bagot <tsb@earth.li>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 08:44:32 +0000 (UTC)
To: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.991011083737.2509B-100000@c32.keble.ox.ac.uk>
On Mon, 11 Oct 1999, Benjamin Hardcastle wrote:

> > IE5 does 'margin-box'. See the Web Standards Project review:
> >
>    http://www.webstandards.org/css/winie/box_horiz.html
> 
> I don't get this. Netscape 4.0 renders the widths of everything the same
> as IE 4 & 5, except that it puts a 3 pixel white 'border' (or gap) on
> the inner edge of the padding on all sides. 
> 
> So why just go on about IE?

http://www.webstandards.org/css/ says:

"Note: We do not plan on reviewing any Netscape browsers until
Communicator 5.0 begins to approach its final form. Netscape does not
claim that Communicator 4.0 or 4.5 is CSS compliant."

They do list some bugs in Opera's CSS implementation.


Tim Bagot
Received on Monday, 11 October 1999 04:43:14 GMT

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