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Re: thoughts on non-compliant browsers

From: Anne van Kesteren (fora) <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2004 12:25:36 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-id: <404DA9B0.5010505@annevankesteren.nl>

Mikko Rantalainen wrote:

> Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>
>>> The font zoom does not scale up the background-image.
>>
>> Yes, because it's a _font_ zoom.  It simply sets the equivalent of 
>> !important font-size rules in the user stylesheet, like I said.
>>
>> It seems that your only issue is that Mozilla implements a font zoom, 
>> not a whole-page zoom (a la Opera).  That has nothing to do
>> with CSS, however.
>
> It seems that the ONLY issue is that CSS doesn't have a method to 
> scale background images. This limits styles like the one the OP was 
> using. If one could strech the background image to always fill the 
> element it's background of, we wouldn't be having this discussion. 

<http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-css3-background-20020802/#background-size>

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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
Received on Tuesday, 9 March 2004 06:28:17 GMT

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