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Re: [CSS21] rule on % height in auto-height container should apply to used value, not computed value

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 09:08:52 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCGL+p6=XfoXiLTxafM4hpRaU3QMe+Rh85LacQ2jwxqxw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 9:00 AM, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
>> Is the containing block of an element something that requires layout
>> to resolve?  I don't *think* it is.  Thus, it should be okay to have a
>> computed value depend on it.
>
> I don't think "should be okay" is sufficient to significantly
> constrain implementation modularity and require significant
> rewriting in existing implementations.

Sure.  I was unaware of the implementation difficulties surrounding it.

~TJ
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