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Re: [CSS21] Unclear wording in section 10.6.2, 10.3.2

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2006 21:40:32 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: www-style Mailing List <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0603062140030.315@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 6 Mar 2006, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> 
> In 10.6.2, the second paragraph says:
> 
>   If 'height' has a computed value of 'auto' and 'width' also has a
>   computed value of 'auto', the element's intrinsic height is the used
>   value of 'height', it has one.
> 
> In 10.3.2, the second paragraph says:
> 
>   If 'width' has a computed value of 'auto' and 'height' also has a
>   computed value of 'auto', the element's intrinsic width is the used
>   value of 'width', if it has one.
> 
> I assume 10.6.2 is supposed to have the "if"?

Yes.


> Even so, it's not so clear what "one" refers to here...  Given where the 
> clause comes, it would seem to refer to the "used value", which is not 
> likely to be the intent.

In both cases, it refers to the element having an intrinsic dimension.

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