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

From: Anne van Kesteren (fora) <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 18:18:39 +0200
Message-ID: <40AA375F.9080103@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, ernestcline@mindspring.com, www-style@w3.org

Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:

> 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).

Well, 'calc()', when introduced, will let you do exactly that. The 
difference is that 'box-sizing' was already widely implemented were 
'calc()' isn't even "specced" right now. (Note that 'calc()' will let 
you do a lot more and give you more possibilities.)


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  Anne van Kesteren
  <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
Received on Tuesday, 18 May 2004 12:19:16 GMT

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