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Re: [css3-values] proposal for handling division and units in calc() [ACTION-205]

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 10:41:39 -0700
Message-Id: <3867B389-5E33-447B-9192-7B47B4FB12CA@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>

On Jul 26, 2010, at 9:54 AM, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:

> But what's the use case for this?

I got nothing, except to note that 'calc()' seems like something that would be useful for the long tail of unusual use cases. But since I don't know what they are, I won't waste a lot of (further) time arguing against your conclusions. 

> We *could* do it, but it's a lot more work, and I don't see why it's
> worth doing.  I don't see it as anything anywhere near as important
> as the reason authors are asking for calc().

Adding/subtracting px or em lengths from 100%? 
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