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Re: [css21] What's the used value of left/right when overconstrained in relpos?

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:29:46 -0700
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+dWromqw9yY60gbuhvEmE6GWrrjJVOc59g7rv_1UtQVEA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 2:02 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 1:59 PM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
> > My general position is that no style value returned via
> getComputedStyle()
> > should be 'auto' if there is a legal return value that denotes the
> > "resolved" or "as used" interpretation of 'auto'.
>
> I believe the current common position among spec is that "auto"
> resolves at the earliest common moment it can resolve, across all
> possibiliites.  That is, if it can resolve at computed-value time in
> some cases, but used-value time in others, it should just resolve at
> computed-value time.
>

sounds reasonable
Received on Tuesday, 30 April 2013 16:30:38 UTC

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