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Re: proposed change for scrollbars in size calculations

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2008 07:27:28 -0800
Message-Id: <E2D16EB1-AB08-481A-A43B-3EE919F0C228@comcast.net>
Cc: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org Style" <www-style@w3.org>, Rossen Atanassov <ratan@windows.microsoft.com>, Harel Williams <harelw@microsoft.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@exchange.microsoft.com>

On Jan 8, 2008, at 7:23 AM, Brad Kemper wrote:

>> You are right, there is redundancy in creating a special case for  
>> zero... I hope it is the biggest issue with my proposal ;)
> Maybe something like this is in the spirit of what you were going for:
> 10.3.3 and 10.3.7: Insert (immediately after the formula)
>         If 'width' is not 'auto' and the width of the scrolling  
> mechanism would affect any of the width calculations,
>         subtract the width of the scrolling mechanism from 'width'.

In other words, the width of the scrolling mechanism does not have to  
be zero in order to have no effect on the width of any part of the  
box (see iPhone's page scroll, for instance).
Received on Tuesday, 8 January 2008 15:27:41 UTC

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