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Re: [css-values] Deprecating the 3-value <position> form

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2013 01:28:06 -0700
Message-ID: <52551396.9030909@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 10/09/2013 01:16 AM, Dirk Schulze wrote:
> fantasai wrote:
>>    2. It cannot expand to handle logical coordinates, which i18n has
>>       been requesting for quite some time now.
>>
>> #2 is not an aesthetic preference. It is a functional limitation of
>> approaching this problem with calc().
>
> I wonder why calc couldn't be extended to support positional keywords
> that don't mean something different than percentage values. Just with
> the exception that they are bound to a vertical or horizontal side.

Problem is, they can't be bound to a particular dimension.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 9 October 2013 08:28:32 UTC

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