From: Alan Gutierrez (alan-boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-22 07:21:33
* Reece Dunn <msclrhd_at_[hidden]> [2004-12-22 06:57]:
> Alan Gutierrez wrote:
> > Actually, now that I think about it, the css box is going to
> > cost a lot if it has actual structures. It is going to need a to
> > return a margin, say by inspecting the margin it was assigned,
> > and if assigned none, return the margin that it inherited.
> There is no reason why it is not possible to implement a simplified box
> model specifically for GUI layouts. The width/height can be calculated
> using get_minimum_size() and area.deflate( margin + padding ). Border is
> not really necessary. As for inheriting, for simplicity, the box model
> will not inherit anything.
> If you want to implement a full CSS model (including a CSS device, box
> model, etc.) the library shgould provide enough functionality to allow
> you to do this.
This is indeed what I would like to do.
I am on about how to implement CSS, including the cascading bit.
For the record.
Maybe, in terms of the gui library, I'm consiering the
implementation of a specific layout. But, like I said elsewhere,
it strikes me as an excellent means to develop plubbable look and feel.
-- Alan Gutierrez - alan_at_[hidden]
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