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

From: Jonathan Watt <jwatt@jwatt.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 21:03:37 +0000
Message-ID: <4CDB08A9.9070105@jwatt.org>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 04/11/2010 15:44, 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

Do you have a link to details of which cases were considered here?

> , 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).
> 
> -David
> 
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