W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > April 2010

Re: [css3-transitions] transitioning to/from auto value

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 14:45:34 -0400
Message-ID: <4BD8824E.2070902@mit.edu>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: Perry Smith <pedzsan@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 4/28/10 2:30 PM, Brad Kemper wrote:
> I see. So, if we had a new length unit, call it '%-of-auto' for now,
> then I could get what I'm looking for. I could then transition between
> 'height: 0%-of-auto' and 'height: 100%-of-auto'. Then everything
> continues to deal with computed values instead of used values, which
> seems to be the most salient issue here.

Well, that just pushes the problems off into defining what the used 
value of %-of-auto is, right?

I'm still not convinced this would give sane author-facing behavior, but 
given a clear definition of %-of-auto it would at least be well-defined 
on the implementation side...

Received on Wednesday, 28 April 2010 18:46:09 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 25 March 2022 10:07:45 UTC