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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-values] Should viewport units still depend on scrollbar width for overflow:scroll? (#1766)

From: Corey Worrell via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 23:58:16 +0000
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@tabatkins Sorry, I don't think I follow. Maybe my use of *exactly* was too broad. I just meant in the aspect of the size that the unit represents.

A viewport unit should always be usable like you said, of course. The definition of "viewport" is the issue though. To website developers, it *should* mean 1% of the **available** space I'm given. If a browser draws a scrollbar in that space, it is no longer **available**, thus the value of `1vw` should adjust accordingly.

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