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Re: [gcpm][grid] border-parts

From: Zack Weinberg <zweinberg@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 17:08:01 -0700
To: W3C Emailing list for WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
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"Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> So, how about the repeat() block optionally taking a second parameter
> which gives its personal width?  Being able to specify a width in
> absolute units would be convenient, but superfluous.  On the other
> hand, specifying a width in fractions or % would be very useful.  The
> current behavior of repeat() (acting like its width is Infinite fr)
> is useful and good because it minimizes the effect of the implicit
> 1fr at the end of the property, and multiple repeat() blocks should
> act like they all have the same flexible width by default.

Perhaps this is the use case for multiple levels of infinite
stretchability, a la TeX -- I seem to recall that that came up last
time we went around on fr units and no one could think of one.

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