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Re: Bug with column-width property

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 08:22:18 -0400
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-Id: <D33499D6-D6F5-41EE-9F8F-81810EA948E7@w3.org>
To: Rafael Holt <rafael.holt@imperial.ac.uk>

Hello Rafael,


On Feb 28, 2008, at 13:03 , Rafael Holt wrote:
> I believe I've found a bug in the CSS Validator when doing this:
>
> p { column-width:25em }
>
> There is nothing in the CSS3 multicol spec that suggests ems cannot  
> be used as a unit for this property. I hope this is helpful,

Thanks for your report,

After looking at the specs and the current validator results, I agree  
this looks very much like a bug.

A quick glance at code for column-width did not really show me  
anything bogus, so I added an entry in bugzilla to keep track of the  
issue:
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=5589

Thanks.
-- 
olivier
Received on Thursday, 27 March 2008 12:22:55 GMT

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