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Re: [CSS21] negative containing block width and percentages

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Sat, 06 Nov 2010 13:37:24 +0100
Message-ID: <4CD54C04.1080508@moonhenge.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
CC: Peter Moulder <peter.moulder@monash.edu>
On 03/11/2010 08:10, Peter Moulder wrote:
> Section 10.1 says
>
>    # Note: This may cause the containing block's width to be negative.

> [...] I'd be somewhat inclined to
> change things such that the containing block width can never be negative.

This would have wider consequences, since the positioning offsets 'top', 
'bottom', 'left' and 'right' also depend on it (not that there's much 
interop or coherence in what the common browsers do when the containing 
block's width is negative).

Cheers,
Anton Prowse
http://dev.moonhenge.net
Received on Saturday, 6 November 2010 12:38:42 GMT

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