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RE: comments on WD-css3-box-20010726

From: Jeffrey Yasskin <jyasskin@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 20:55:31 -0500
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000601c1163f$37d54900$a601a8c0@bluejay>
I noticed that "math", "flow", and "text" are referenced as valid values
for display-model even though they're not.

I vote for the box-width and box-height properties as opposed to
box-sizing in order to maintain backwards compatibility with CSS 1 and 2
Unless my @version suggestion is accepted in which case I vote for
box-sizing in order to decrease the number of new properties.

Sample stylesheet:
@version "2";	/*ignored by old user agents*/
div	{width: 48%; padding:5px}	/*trying to get the content size
@version "3"
	div	{box-sizing:border-box; width:50%; padding:5px}	
		/*ignored by old user agents because of "invalid"

<div>I'm the left column</div>
<div>I'm the right column</div>
<!--or however this would actually work-->

Jeffrey Yasskin
Received on Thursday, 26 July 2001 21:55:43 UTC

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