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From Andreas L Delmelle <a_l.delme...@pandora.be>
Subject Re: Working on overconstrained geometry
Date Thu, 01 Dec 2005 22:24:58 GMT
On Dec 1, 2005, at 20:26, Jeremias Maerki wrote:

> Hmm, but the 0pt is not explicit, it is implicit, derived from
> calculations. And what is "auto" in this case?
>
> Anyway, to provide the user with the means to detect problems in his
> stylesheet we'd need much more code that detects overflows, for  
> example
> if a word doesn't fit in the available space, nothing happens  
> currently.
> The word is simply painted beyond the available space.

Well, explicit in the sense that it is derived from explicitly  
specified properties. Anyway, "auto" could refer to the maximum- 
available-ipd. If even that is zero or too little, then clipping/ 
dropping the content seems to be the only viable option indeed.


Cheers,

Andreas

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