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Re: aspect ratio of box

From: Barry <barry@polisource.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2005 16:36:11 -0400
Message-ID: <000701c5438d$188a3e50$2f01a8c0@Seka>
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "Simon Siemens" <simon.siemens@web.de>, <www-style@w3.org>

Ian Hickson wrote:
> The original dimensions are a markup-level concern. You can already do the
> above, just use height and width attributes in HTML.

Yes, for HTML, but Simon Siemens wrote:

> The HTML specification explicitly encourages the use of the width and
> height attribute to enable a stable layout while loading the whole page.
> However in the latest XHTML2 specification I can't find these two
> attributes anymore. Thus I assume it's a matter of the corresponding CSS
> specification.

So maybe there needs to be something added to CSS to handle it. Since the 
original dimensions would be used for the sole purpose of calculating the 
styled dimensions, they can be considered part of the style.

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