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Re: [css3-page] Negative Page Dimension

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2010 10:07:22 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTilR2XJqPt3t1tHP1jVYKhjPuXM3F6h2b0Vz_Vz8@mail.gmail.com>
To: Yuzo Fujishima <yuzo@google.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 9:40 PM, Yuzo Fujishima <yuzo@google.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Although it is not clearly stated at
>   - http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-page/#page-size
> I believe negative values are illegal for page size lengths because they
> are illegal for width and height
>   - http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/visudet.html#the-width-property
>   - http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/visudet.html#the-height-property
> Stating it clearly in the paged media specification may help readers.
> Yuzo

It certainly makes sense for negative lengths to be illegal.  I agree
that it needs to be stated explicitly here, as there is nothing which
officially ties it to the width/height definitions through which it
could inherit that sort of restriction.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 21 June 2010 17:08:15 GMT

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