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Fwd: RE: Possible Erratum regarding <padding-width>

From: Stephen Deach <sdeach@adobe.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 07:07:53 -0800
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>From: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com>
>Subject: RE: Possible Erratum regarding <padding-width>
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>Steve,
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>I see what you mean.  We should handle this as an erratum.
>
>Could you please send this message to the xsl-editors list
>so that we can track it as other comments.
>
>paul
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: w3c-xsl-fo-sg-request@w3.org
> > [mailto:w3c-xsl-fo-sg-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Stephen Deach
> > Sent: Monday, 08 November, 2004 21:19
> > To: w3c-xsl-fo-sg@w3.org
> > Subject: Possible Erratum regarding <padding-width>
> >
> >
> > One of our developers submitted a question regarding the
> > missing definition
> > of <padding-width> in the XSL-1.0 spec. He confirms the same
> > situation for
> > the latest xsl-1.1 draft. This is an apparent erratum for the
> > XSL-1.1 spec.
> > (NOTE that the last line of the percentage definition in the
> > CSS spec is a
> > bit strange, since most other CSS properties take top/bottom
> > percentages
> > from height of the containing box and left/right percentages
> > from width of
> > the containing box.)
> >
> > Q: The XSL spec defines the "padding top" property to take a value of
> >     type <padding-width>. I can find no definition of this property in
> >     the XSL-FO spec. The CSS spec indicates it should be a <length> or
> >     <percentage> but the detailed breakout of the value descriptions
> >     shows only the definition of <length> and nothing for
> > <percentage>.
> >     What is the correct definition of allowed values for this
> > property?
> >
> > I sent him the following response:
> >
> > A: The XSL spec copies the "boxed" definition from CSS, and the CSS
> >     spec is definitive unless the XSL spec explicitly modifies it or
> >     extends it. Apparently, in copying the definition, the description
> >     of the percentage option was apparently not copied from
> > the CSS spec
> >     to the XSL-spec (nor the definition of the term <padding-width>).
> >
> >     CSS defines <padding-width> as follows and it is my
> > belief XSL intends
> >     to support both <length> and <percentage>:
> >     -------------------from the css-2.0
> > rec---------------------------------
> >     The properties defined in this section refer to the
> > <padding-width>
> >     value type, which may take one of the following values:
> >
> > <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/syndata.html#value-def-length><length>
> >          Specifies a fixed width.
> >
> > <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/syndata.html#value-def-percenta
>ge><percentage>
> >
> >          The percentage is calculated with respect to the width of the
> >          generated box's
> > <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/visuren.html#containing-block>c
>ontaining
> > block, even for
> > <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/box.html#propdef-padding-top>'p
>adding-top' and
> >
> > 
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/box.html#propdef-padding-bottom>'padding-bottom'.
> > --------------------------------------------------------------
> > ----------------
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ---Steve Deach
> >     sdeach@adobe.com
> >
> >
> >


---Steve Deach
    sdeach@adobe.com 
Received on Friday, 12 November 2004 15:10:16 UTC

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