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Re: Syntax for Ranges?

From: Kornel Lesinski <kornel@osiolki.net>
Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2005 21:41:41 +0100
To: "Kelly Miller" <lightsolphoenix@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.szfc3rcl4suneb@osx.local>

On Sat, 29 Oct 2005 03:22:26 +0100, Kelly Miller  
<lightsolphoenix@gmail.com> wrote:

> I was just sitting there thinking about min-height and max-height, and I  
> was thinking:  why not have a syntax for unit ranges?  Maybe something  
> like this:
> height: range(18px,30em) - No smaller than 18px, no larger than 30em.
> height: range(18px) - No smaller than 18px.
> height: range(,30em) - No larger than 30em.
> The syntax is the same as the one used in regular expression syntax, but  
> I think it'd work here.  Anyone got any suggestions/ideas?

I'd prefer min/max functions, because they give more freedom. For example  
I could have few maximums/minimums in different units:

height: max(18px, 2cm, min(auto, 180px, 20cm));  /* any value between  
2-20cm and 18-180px. */

regards, Kornel Lesiński
Received on Saturday, 29 October 2005 20:42:23 UTC

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