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Re: [css3-multicol] overflow and paging?

From: Shelby Moore <shelby@coolpage.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2010 14:42:56 -0400
Message-ID: <b1ba36363d747827d4b1baf1b6e67c13.squirrel@sm.webmail.pair.com>
To: shelby@coolpage.com
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "Andrew Fedoniouk" <news@terrainformatica.com>, www-style@w3.org
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> Idea:
>
> 'xwidth' is better for viewport horizontal.
> 'width' is better for inline direction width.
>
> 'yheight' is better for viewport vertical.
> 'height' is better for block direction height.
>
> Or you could reverse those.
>
> I think that would help a lot to avoid confusion. I don't even know which
> is which in the CSS usage.  I would have to go dig to find the answer.

Better:

'vwidth' and 'vheight' for dimensions in viewport directions

'width' and 'height' for dimensions in logical (inline and block) directions.

But it is too late for that no?
Received on Friday, 15 October 2010 18:43:23 GMT

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