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[CSS 2.1] How to handle rectangle values.

From: Robert Stam <robert@tallcomponents.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2010 09:19:49 -0600
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All CSS 2.1 properties that can be specified as length value are
converted to the absolute length at the 'computed value' stage.
However, the computed value of the 'clip' property is specified as 'For
rectangle values, a rectangle consisting of four computed lengths;
otherwise, as specified'. 

Does this mean (in deviation of all other properties) relative lengths
are not converted to absolute lengths at this stage and can thus be

If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact me. 

Best Regards,
Robert Stam
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Received on Thursday, 4 March 2010 15:20:52 UTC

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