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RE: Re; shrink-wrap

From: Joe Hewitt <joe@joehewitt.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2000 23:52:08 -0400
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBJPCODLDHLAGMEIADIEMGCIAA.joe@joehewitt.com>
Yes... it would change "on the fly".

One other thing to note - there needs to be a directive in CSS by which you
can prevent word-wrapping.  In addition to directing an element to "shrink"
to the size of it's content, you would also tell it not to word-wrap.




> Sounds okay, but will this be something which changes on the fly?
> Or can be reapplied?
> Say you have a scripted form field (a good example is a clock...)
> whose content can change length, how is this handled?
>
> Why not have width: inside or something then?
> auto sizes to fill to the parent block right?
> This new type would fill to current content length...
> Upon which one may specify bounds with min-width and max-width ?
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