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Re: [css3-values] calc() grammar needs flexibility about units

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2009 21:09:09 -0600
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0912161909s1663ee90g498d7cb1bbe729fd@mail.gmail.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 3:42 PM, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
> That said, it's possible we want to leave most of the restriction in
> the prose that says:
>  # The calc(<expression>) function can be used wherever length
>  # values are allowed, with the syntax given below.
> and not allow calc() for angles, times, or frequencies.  However, if
> we do this, the specification still needs updating for percentages,
> since we want to allow percentages inside calc() where percentages
> are otherwise allowed.

I wouldn't want to do this.  It seems like a silly and harmful restriction.

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