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Re: New values for Float property

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 2009 08:16:19 -0600
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0912040616u58f5eaa3hf0ca35e1dbb19826@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: Patrick Garies <pgaries@fastmail.us>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 7:56 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> What Gecko implements is the following, more or less:
>
>  If computed direction is ltr, then the computed value of padding-left
>  is given by the more specific of the specified values of
>  padding-left and padding-start.
>
>  If computed direction is ltr, then the computed value of padding-right
>  is given by the more specific of the specified values of
>  padding-right and padding-end.
>
> And similar for the rtl case.  I haven't tested what webkit implements, but
> I suspect it's similar.

So basically *-start and *-end are treated as context-dependent
aliases for *-left and *-right?  That's how I imagined it would work,
and that does make the most sense and is likely the simplest way to
address the problem.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 4 December 2009 14:16:54 GMT

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