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Re: box-sizing. Was Re: where is overflow:none ?

From: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 09:04:47 -0700
Message-ID: <003e01c43cf1$d7cdcc30$0301a8c0@ATHLON>
To: "Anne van Kesteren (fora)" <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Cc: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, <ernestcline@mindspring.com>, <www-style@w3.org>

Thanks a lot, Anne,

Your explanation makes sense for me.

My add-on to motivation set: only this schema really allows to use standard
% length units in boxes with non null paddings and borders (margins are
still waiting for a solution).

Andrew Fedoniouk.

> > By the way:
> >
> > As far as I understand the main reason of box-sizing mode
> > introduction was to support layouts like in example section of the
> > link above.
> Another reason was that some browsers already implemented support for it
> (MacIE, Opera, Mozilla) and that WinIE (all versions excluding WinIE 6.0
> in standard compliant rendering) implemented the wrong box model. So
> this was an easy way to workaround browser limitations, which was
> already widely implemented so it was a logical move (imo) to include it
> in the 'css3-ui' draft (and later it will be placed in 'css3-box').
> --
>   Anne van Kesteren
>   <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
Received on Tuesday, 18 May 2004 12:04:49 UTC

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