W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > March 2000

RE: interpretation of "auto" for block-level elements

From: Joe Hewitt <joe@joehewitt.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2000 09:47:59 -0500
To: "Allan Odgaard" <Duff@DIKU.DK>, <www-style@w3c.org>
> If a box should use the width of its contents then it means that
> it cannot be
> rendered before all its contents is present, so your suggestion
> would pretty
> much spoil incremental display of quite a lot of pages, or larger parts of
> these pages.

Quite the opposite, actually.  This suggestion is for elements with
"position: absolute", which are not affected by incremental re-flow.
Received on Saturday, 4 March 2000 09:48:03 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:26:53 UTC