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Re: Section 10.3.8 really needs to be fixed

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 23:09:44 -0800
Message-Id: <D22C8B0D-2D9E-44F3-B747-C0E5F1307E9E@comcast.net>
Cc: CSS <www-style@w3.org>
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>

On Jan 28, 2008, at 12:24 PM, David Hyatt wrote:

> On Jan 27, 2008, at 10:00 AM, Ben Cotterell wrote:
>
>>>
>>
>> 10.3.8 as it stands is quite good for replaced elements that  
>> really have
>> intrinsic dimensions, like images. But less good for ones that don't,
>> like iframes.
>>
>>
>
> We've had bugs filed against WebKit in the image case too.  I don't  
> really agree that having intrinsic dimensions is the issue.  I  
> think images should be stretchable as well.  If the author  
> specifies left:0 and right:0, it doesn't matter whether the object  
> has intrinsic dimensions or not.   The author's intent is clear.   
> Ignoring what the author explicitly requested just because the  
> image had an intrinsic size does not make much sense to me.

I was thinking the same thing.
Received on Tuesday, 29 January 2008 07:09:55 GMT

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