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Re: [css3-values] multiplying and dividing complex units in calc?

From: Chris Eppstein <chris@eppsteins.net>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2012 11:38:07 -0800
Message-ID: <CANyEp6UC4od1TrGQiojGP=y8yMw=8Ar1M-DjQ0VA79bR7etK9A@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Really doesn't seem that that big of a challenge. Provide a fallback value
as a second argument which would default to 0.

width: calc(100px / (50% - 100px), 10px)

chris

On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 11:29 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 11:21 AM, Chris Eppstein <chris@eppsteins.net>
> wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 11:13 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> We don't have this yet; unit algebra means you can run into division by
> >> zero that can't be detected until computed or used value time, so it's
> too
> >> late to treat as a syntax error.
> >
> > Can you provide an example of this?
>
> width: calc(100px / (50% - 100px) )
>
> If layout ends up with 100% = 200px, this will produce a division by zero.
>
> ~TJ
>
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