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Re: Overflow and Margins

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2008 18:31:39 -0800
Message-Id: <5D4139BD-B4D0-44A6-892E-58DEEC4BDD86@comcast.net>
Cc: CSS Style <www-style@w3.org>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>


On Feb 2, 2008, at 5:01 PM, L. David Baron wrote:

>
> On Sunday 2008-02-03 00:53 +0100, Bruno Fassino wrote:
>> But I see what you consider 'desirable'. Now it can probably be
>> obtained with an extra (shrink-to-fit) wrapper around the content,
>> inside the scrolling box.
>
> That actually wouldn't produce the results desired, since it would
> make all the other widths that are relative to the containing block
> relative to its largest overflowing content instead.
>
> For what it's worth, the Gecko bug on this issue (and some other
> related ones) is:
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=47710

So, if it is a bug, then it is one shared by Gecko, WebKit, and  
Opera. The last comment on the Gecko bug is yours, David, in which  
you state that you think it follows the spec. If that's true, where  
should the spec be changed to produce results that are more in line  
with author expectations?


>
> -David
>
> -- 
> L. David Baron                                 http://dbaron.org/
> Mozilla Corporation                       http://www.mozilla.com/
>
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