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Re: [CSS21] remove mentions of percentage intrinsic widths/heights

From: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 10:43:28 -0800
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-id: <6267BE57-ED2F-4ED8-B252-AFB61563FE5B@me.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
On Nov 4, 2010, at 8:44 AM, L. David Baron wrote:

> In sections 10.3.2 and 10.6.2 CSS 2.1 has references to percentage
> intrinsic widths/heights.
> 
> In discussions with the SVG working group just now, the SVG working
> group believes that width/height on the root SVG element never
> actually lead to a percentage intrinsic dimension.
> 
> Since these cases of percentage intrinsic dimensions actually all
> lead to horrible results, we should probably remove mention of
> percentage intrinsic dimensions from the specification, since we
> don't actually have any use cases for them (and fix the relevant
> tests in the test suite).

We (Apple) are fine with this change.

Simon
Received on Wednesday, 10 November 2010 18:44:03 GMT

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