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Re: vw/vh/vm units

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 23:46:28 -0700
To: Jeff Walden <jwalden@MIT.EDU>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090711064628.GA19047@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Friday 2009-07-10 16:11 -0700, Jeff Walden wrote:
> If the patch to implement rem was representative (I know no reason
> why it wouldn't be, although I might be missing something),
> vh/vw/vm should be similarly simple to implement in Gecko.

What you're missing is that vh, vw, and vm require a new mechanism
for handling dynamic changes (to the size of the viewport).
(Percentages are different since they're relative to the parent or
to the containing block.)


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