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Re: [css-egg] Introducing new draft

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2015 12:52:37 -0600
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+d5YEARgSys+73DStTS=dqMy7JJVEa2fvGekf2vtPdt_A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
you seem to have neglected the well known unit 'smoot' which is perfect for
new screen sizes 😄

On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net> wrote:

> As previously discussed with a few of you at face to face
> meetings, I've started a new draft to specify a few units
> and values that were missing from css, and whose addition
> make the language nicer to use, read, and maintain.
>
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-egg/
>
> I think this should all be fairly easy to implement, and
> in fact Opera had already implemented some of this in
> Presto a few years back[1]. Arguably, this could push
> some pressure on browsers that use very few bits to store
> number types, but this is not really worse than what you
> can do using scientific notation (or mashing the keyboard
> for too long), so I don't think this is critical.
>
> Together with recent additions in the Fetch specification[2],
> this extends the expressivity of the web platforms in ways
> which I believe native app platforms are unlikely match.
>
> If the group agrees, I'd like to publish as FPWD.
>
>  - Florian
>
> [1]
> http://www.operasoftware.com/press/releases/desktop/opera-11.60-beta-debuts-with-double-rainbow-support
> [2] https://fetch.spec.whatwg.org/#unicorn
>
>
>
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