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Re: [css3-values] Physical length units

From: Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 20:54:10 +0200
Message-ID: <4F3BFF52.2090802@gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 15/2/12 20:51, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 2/15/12 1:31 PM, Lea Verou wrote:
>> Yes! That would totally solve it. Although `truemm` is a but unwieldy.
>> Some kind of switch that modifies how `mm`,`cm` and `in` behave would be
>> better IMO.
>
> That causes problems when people concatenate stylesheets or when you 
> want to use inline styles.  Unless this is meant to be a global 
> switch, which seems undesirable when different stylesheets on the page 
> come from different sources.
>
> -Boris
It could be a property, similar to how box-sizing affects the way some 
lengths are calculated.
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