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Re: [css3-background] background-size and zero length

From: Zack Weinberg <zweinberg@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2010 12:22:19 -0700
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100511122219.5fccba36@moxana.local>
Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:
> On 5/11/10 2:17 PM, Brian Manthos wrote:
> > there are a growing number of property that have special behavior
> > "at" zero.  Background-size and border-radius with box-shadow are
> > two that have been discussed recently.
> >
> > I would prefer that CSS define "numbers within X of zero should be
> > treated identically to zero".  Doing so makes interoperability a
> > likelihood rather than luck.
[...]
> 
> I agree that defining near-zero behavior more clearly might be
> beneficial.

We (Gecko) also have some "interesting" code relating to transforms,
floating-point rounding, and singularities of the tangent function - it
might be good to nail down how that's supposed to work, too.

zw
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