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

On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 4:29 PM, Sylvain Galineau <> wrote:
> For CSS2.1 the change that makes most sense to me is to eliminate the bit
> about
> values being ignored and make sure the width prose aligns with the height
> prose
> i.e. it consistently states that the specified steps define the used value.

Sounds good.

> Then CSSOM's job is to define the interop behavior of gCS(); here this
> means
> defining the set of properties for which it'll only resolve relative
> lengths
> and percentages and leave specified absolute lengths alone.
> Does that make sense?

To be specific, I think we'd define that, if the *computed* value was
"auto" and the computed value of the opposite property was non-"auto",
return the negation of the opposite property's used value.  Otherwise,
return the used value.  Right?

Are we sure the bugwards compat is worth keeping?


Received on Monday, 29 April 2013 23:43:07 UTC