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Re: [css3-ui][issue] resize doesn't describe actual UA's behavior

From: François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:12:35 +0100
Message-ID: <DUB120-DS12962047BBC82FA9BEB5D5A5300@phx.gbl>
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Would it be possible to have this issue logged somewhere?

-----Message d'origine----- 
From: François REMY
Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2012 10:58 PM
To: www-style@w3.org
Subject: [css3-ui][issue] resize doesn't describe actual UA's behavior

Hi all,

I just wanted to post a small bug report for the css3-ui spec [1]:

The specced 'resize' proprety's behavior is *completely* different from the 
behavior implemented in browsers supporting the property (FireFox/Chrome).

The spec proposes to create "scaling factors" for the element when the user 
resizes it that stick even if the size of the element changes (:hover...) 
(but that's a problem according to me because there's no way for a script to 
understand that scaling factor).

To the contrary, browsers implement the resize property by allowing the user 
to set the inline-style's width/height properties on the resizable element. 
In all UAs that support 'resize', an "!important" rule will make the resize 

I believe we should update the spec to match the UAs implementation 
(something I propose would however be to set min-width instead of width to 
allow hover effects to work expectedly).

Best regards,

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-ui/#resize 
Received on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:13:02 UTC

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