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Re: [css3-multicol] percentage values on column-gap (Was: [css3-multicol] updated editor's draft)

From: Anselm Hannemann <info@anselm-hannemann.com>
Date: Wed, 15 May 2013 07:37:03 +0200
Cc: "www-style@w3.org Mailing List" <www-style@w3.org>, Hans Christian Reinl <info@drublic.de>
Message-Id: <42E02C8A-0722-4105-8540-125C6474ECB3@anselm-hannemann.com>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
On 10.05.2013, at 10:40, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com> wrote:

> Anselm Hannemann wrote:
>> I am still missing the requested re-implementation of the percentage value on column-gap.
>> This has been requested two times by now in the last months 
>> (http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Feb/0494.html / 
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Feb/0504.html) 
>> and I don't see a negative impact on implementing it.
> I think it's a reasonable request. I don't remember why it was removed
> for the CR. Putting it back in requires support from implementors,
> though -- do you know if anyone implements this?

Sorry for this delayed reply. I've tested roughly but none of the major browsers does support percentage values.
In this case they're sticking to the specification.
From a design point of view it sometimes makes sense to set column-gap in percentages on fluid layouts.

- Anselm

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