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Re: Shrink to fit - anybody !!

From: Neville Hillyer <n.hillyer@open.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 14:58:45 +0000
Message-ID: <4AE70AA5.3050207@open.ac.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org
I am new here and don't understand the process. Can anybody tell me the status 
of this issue?

-- 

Neville

http://neville.hillyer.eu
	

On 16/10/2009 14:56, Neville Hillyer wrote:
> I would be grateful if somebody could say what is happening to this. 
> Some earlier replies did not appear to be as positive as the one below.
> 
> Neville
> 
> On 25/09/2009 22:04, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 10:30 AM, Neville Hillyer 
>> <n.hillyer@open.ac.uk> wrote:
>>> This is my first post to this list so I hope you will excuse any minor
>>> protocol infringements.
>>>
>>> For some while I have been concerned that CSS 2.1 'shrink-to-fit' 
>>> cannot be
>>> made to work as many would wish except on a few old browsers. An 
>>> outer box
>>> cannot be made to shrink around inner boxes except in the special 
>>> case of
>>> the inner boxes all being on one line. I have produced a web page on 
>>> this
>>> at: http://links.open.ac.uk/www/shrink-wrap/
>>
>> Bert actually brought this up just a little bit ago:
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2009Sep/0149.html
>>
>> The details about how this interacts with text and flexible space
>> aren't quite finalized, but the overall idea is definitely recognized
>> as being useful and desirable.
>>
>> ~TJ
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