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Re: Editorial change needed for box-sizing

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 15:18:05 -0700
To: Arron Eicholz <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080401221805.GA16127@ridley.dbaron.org>

On Tuesday 2008-04-01 15:07 -0700, Arron Eicholz wrote:
> The box-sizing property states:

Including a URL here would help (in general, and even more so in this
case, since box-sizing has appeared in multiple drafts).  This comment
may well be missed by the relevant editor since somebody searching for
comments on that spec would be unlikely to find this discussion).

> Note. This is the behavior of width and height as commonly implemented
> by legacy HTML user agents for replaced elements and input elements.

I think this statement about replaced elements is wrong (at least that
generally).  For images, width and height have always applied to the
content-box width.  For form controls, they may well have been
border-box.

> I would like to change the note to also include tables since HTML
> tables also seem to follow the border-box model.

This seems reasonable.

-David

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