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Re: CSS3 box height %

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 11:28:42 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jens Meiert <jens.meiert@erde3.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.56.0308151127090.18670@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 15 Aug 2003, Jens Meiert wrote:
>
> Consequently, ain't it legal to use 'height: auto;' everywhere?

Yes. It's also legal to say:

   color: inherit;
   border: none;
   padding: 0;
   margin: 0;
   font: inherit;
   background; transparent;

...etc, everywhere.


> I wouldn't prefer this way creating documents because (for me) it's
> grubby development, above all when excessively used (compared to the
> opportunity defining its 'real' value or leaving it blank).

Leaving it blank and saying "height: auto" are, for most intents and
purposes, identical.

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