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Re: CSS: %% length unit. Proposal.

From: Joachim Noreiko <jnoreiko@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 17:26:32 +0100 (BST)
Message-ID: <20040507162632.55632.qmail@web14004.mail.yahoo.com>
To: W3C CSS List <www-style@w3.org>

 --- Ernest Cline <ernestcline@mindspring.com> wrote:

> The main problem I foresee with this is the
> potential
> headaches to be causes by the interaction of for
> example, 'width', 'min-width', and 'max-width'. with
> %%.

I find this idea interesting, and potentially useful,
but I don't think %% is a very intuitive unit.

Instead, I would suggest we add keywords to indicate
what a percentage calculation relates to, eg:
%containing, %root, etc. %% might be %free perhaps.

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