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Re: [css21] What's the used value of left/right when overconstrained in relpos?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 14:02:55 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCtq9uV9DiA4t6iqjHUk-yE8iDjrO+-ahM8o=qEfPQycg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 1:59 PM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
> My general position is that no style value returned via getComputedStyle()
> should be 'auto' if there is a legal return value that denotes the
> "resolved" or "as used" interpretation of 'auto'.

I believe the current common position among spec is that "auto"
resolves at the earliest common moment it can resolve, across all
possibiliites.  That is, if it can resolve at computed-value time in
some cases, but used-value time in others, it should just resolve at
computed-value time.

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