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Re: May have to do with "column layout" WAS:RE: Proposal of alternative to CSS3 box-sizing property

From: Rod Dav4is <dav4is@bigfoot.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2001 18:15:25 -0400
Message-ID: <3B2E7D7D.1437F532@bigfoot.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
Manos Batsis wrote in part:

> But I don't want the default or "auto", that's why I'm writing the style
> in the first place!

Note that only so-called "legacy" UAs -- those which have not yet
implemented the new spec -- would behave in this way. In my view it would be
better for them to ignore "width:50% outside" (and default to "width:auto")
than to misapply "width:50%;box-sizing:border-box" by setting the
content-width to 50%.

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