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Re: vertical-align

From: Anne van Kesteren (fora) <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 06:28:16 +0200
Message-ID: <40AD8560.6010807@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: W3C Style List <www-style@w3.org>

>> Or:
>> font-size:120%%;
>> What is the calculated 'font-size'? So I also don't think it is
>> worth doing investigation and write-up at all.
> 120%% - the same rule as previous.
> Logicaly %% are applicable to entities already having 'auto' (free
> space) concept. I can see that it could be applied to line-height.
> But font-size? Possible, but has no physical meaning. font-size:120%
> is not a percentage from container dimension, so %% have no meaning
> here.

And that is exactly why your proposal doesn't make sense ;-)

>>> position: center as far as I can see it is about automatic
>>> absolute positioning and has nothing common with block content
>>> alignment. And no position: bottom, etc.
>> There is no such thing as 'position:bottom'. Are you sure you have
>> read and understood, the *complete* mail (proposal).
> Sorry, I mean: this proposal does not cover e.g. bottom auto
> positioning case. Actually position:center is completely different
> approach - it is about element positioning but not about content
> alignment.

It is about box alignment, not sure about content alignment though.

  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 21 May 2004 00:28:35 UTC

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