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Re: New feature request

From: Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2009 14:43:55 +0000
Message-ID: <4996D8AB.4020005@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: James Hopkins <james@idreamincode.co.uk>
CC: SimDigital - Gustavo Villa <gustavo@simdigital.com.br>, www-style@w3.org


James Hopkins wrote:

> My question to you would be why are you constructing a class solely to 
> declare the value of the width property? Why don't you just stick each 
> width property into its (more semantically written) initial class 
> declaration i.e 'logo', 'search', 'menu' etc. This gives your clients 
> complete control (via CSS) over what width value each element uses; you 
> could go further and use the grouping syntax to organize multiple 
> classes into grouped widths.

As Gustavo Villa is new to this list, he may not fully
appreciate what you mean by your suggestion.  Gustavo,
what I think James is suggesting is

.logo, .search, .menu, .news, .footer {width: <whatever>}

Does this in some way address your needs ?

Philip TAYLOR
Received on Saturday, 14 February 2009 14:44:39 GMT

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