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Re: Resolutions regarding fragments

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:00:42 -0800
Message-ID: <52F43E4A.7000200@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 02/04/2014 07:07 AM, Simon Sapin wrote:
> On 04/02/2014 10:51, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
>> I do not understand this:
>>
>>        dbaron: 4 wrenches:  content box, padding box, border box, margin box
>>        dbaron: could use * edge, * rectangle
>>        SimonSapin: * area
>>        fantasai: area already has an incompatible definition, and these
>>     terms
>>                  are used consistently all throughout our specs
>>        RESOLVED: Don't use "element", "box", or "fragment" in new terms that
>>                  aren't elements, boxes, or fragments.  Where possible,
>>                  convert old terminology accordingly as well.
>>
>>
>> How was dbaron's issue resolved?
>
> I believe it wasn’t really.
>
> I suggested "content area", "padding area", etc. But it didn’t get a lot of traction.

Those terms are defined to mean something else in CSS2.1
   http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/box.html#box-dimensions

~fantasai
Received on Friday, 7 February 2014 02:01:09 UTC

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