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RE: region intrinsic size and aspect ratio

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 22:08:10 +0000
To: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D51C9E849DDD0D4EA38C2E539856928412054CC0@TK5EX14MBXC213.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Thanks for pointing at it, I missed it somehow. Let me check it out before I start defending my proposal (or not).

Thanks
Alex

-----Original Message-----
From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Edward O'Connor
Sent: Friday, June 24, 2011 1:24 PM
To: www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: region intrinsic size and aspect ratio

Alex Mogilevsky wrote:

> Since making something a region (setting ‘flow-from’) takes over the 
> element’s content, it should be reasonable to expect that intrinsic 
> size of the region is calculated similar to that of a replaced element 
> or iframe. Unless of course it is a situation where region is sized to 
> content.
>
> That means that default region size is 300px by 150px, and if either 
> width or height is not specified it gets its respective intrinsic 
> value (because region does not have an intrinsic aspect ratio).

When this came up before, Hyatt proposed[1] and Vincent agreed[2] that the intrinsic size of a region should be 0.


Ted

1. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011May/0293.html

2. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011May/0302.html


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