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Re: Center DIV

From: Afternoon <afternoon@uk2.net>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2003 17:02:17 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
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On Friday, Jul 4, 2003, at 16:58 Europe/London, Ian Hickson wrote:

> I don't really see the value of having "macro" propoerties, especially 
> if
> they're going to be longer than the equivalent existing CSS1.

The value would be make it obvious to users what the intention was and 
to increase the semantic association. The benefits would be less 
confusion about centering and longer term reliability of the 
properties, since the function and the name meaning will always be the 
same.

>
>> How could the block being aligned be instructed to shrink wrap it's
>> contents? Is this the intent of the proposed "intrinsic" and
>> "min-instrinsic" keywords for the width property. If so, excellent.
>
> Pretty much.

How exactly would they be different?

Ben


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