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Re: What is missing in CSS?

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2004 14:04:28 +0100
Message-ID: <41B458DC.8010909@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Slalomsk8er@solnet.ch
CC: www-style@w3.org

Slalomsk8er@solnet.ch wrote:
> Some constants and variables, like window content size.

This has been discussed before, it will probably never happen.

> Calculations, some thing like width: 1% + 18px;

This has been discussed before and it might be addressed in CSS3 with a
'calc' value.

> Conditions, like if it has a border of 2px.

Not sure about this one, though it looks a bit tricky.

> IMHO this will make me use the ugly hacks just for older Browsers, 
> especially the calculations would make the workflow much faster.

If it's introduced, you will need to "hack" for every existing browser,
since none will support it.

  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 6 December 2004 13:04:59 UTC

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