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Re: layout idea

From: Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 23:25:17 +0000
Message-ID: <49BAEB5D.9060207@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Jonathan Snook <jonathan.snook@gmail.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Interesting, Jonathan, but in

> The CSS could be as follows:
> 
> #container     { position: relative; width: 980px; margin: auto; }
> #globalheader  { position: matrix(1,*); }
> #guide         { position: matrix(2,2, 2,3); width: 800px; margin-left: 5px; }
> #masthead      { position: matrix(2,1, 3,1); width: 170px; margin-right: 5px; }
> #primary_main  { position: matrix(3,2, 4,2); width: 630px; margin-left: 5px; }
> #secondary     { position: matrix(3,3, 4,3); width: 165px; margin-left: 5px; }
> #shop          { position: matrix(4,1); }

I wouldn't want widths in pixels; I'd want them
in either em-units or as %ages of the outer container
(usually the window) -- will your proposal cope
with these relative-size units ?

Philip TAYLOR
Received on Friday, 13 March 2009 23:26:02 GMT

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