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Re: Proposal: content-vertical-alignment

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2005 16:41:59 +0100
Message-ID: <42A86347.5060005@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Mikko Rantalainen <mikko.rantalainen@peda.net>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>



Mikko Rantalainen wrote:

> I'd rather just "fix" the vertical margin computation to work exectly 
> like the horizontal margin computation. (That is, I could just say
>   div.special { margin: auto; margin-box-model: symmetric; }
> to center div.special both horizontally and vertically.
> 
> I propose a new property
> margin-box-model: [ horizontally-symmetric | symmetric ]
> default value: horizontally-symmetric

> Thoughts?

Your proposal is asymmetric :-)  Surely there should be
three possibilities, not two :

   margin-box-model: [ horizontally-symmetric | symmetric | vertically-symmetric ]
   default value: horizontally-symmetric

Philip Taylor
Received on Thursday, 9 June 2005 15:44:14 GMT

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