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Re: [css2.1 paged media] percent page margins

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 21:35:15 +0100
Message-ID: <18698.6787.307370.400849@opera.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Also sprach Alex Mogilevsky:

 > Unlike regular box model, percentage values of page margins are not
 > from width but from the direction of margin (width for left/right
 > and height for top/bottom).

Yes. 

 > I realize this is too late to change, there must be implementations
 > with this definition (are there?)

Yes.

 > but am just curious why this has to be inconsistent with box model
 > elsewhere? I am not sure I see use cases that are strong enough to
 > make it different...

Pages have a known fixed size when content is laid out, this is not
the case for other boxes.

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
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