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Re: [CSS Intrinsic & Extrinsic Sizing] sizing of absolutely positioned elements

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 21:02:24 -0400
Message-ID: <50776C20.3000901@mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 10/11/12 8:51 PM, fantasai wrote:
> On 10/11/2012 02:53 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 2:31 PM, fantasai
>> <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>>> Proposed replacement:
>>>    | The inner fill-available measure of a box is…
>>>    |  * If the box is the root or is absolutely-positioned,
>>>    |    the used measure of its containing block, else
>>>    |  * max(min-measure|0, min(max-measure|infinity,
>>> measure|fill-available))
>>>    |    where the sizes are inner measures of the element
>>> establishing the
>>>    |    box's containing block, and where the first value is used if
>>> it is
>>>    |    definite and the second value otherwise.
>>>    | …less the box's inline-axis margins (after margin collapsing),
>>> borders,
>>>    | and padding.
>>
>> Sounds good to me and Ojan.  SHIP IT.
>
> I don't care about what you and Ojan think, I only care about bz's opinion.

Erm.  Wasn't clear to me that the question was directed at me!  ;)

Can you link me to where "used measure" is defined, please?

Also, I assume the inner measures are actually defined for elements, not 
for boxes?

-Boris
Received on Friday, 12 October 2012 01:02:50 GMT

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