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Re: About merging the Hurd homepage and the Hurd wiki

From: Anatoly A. Kazantsev
Subject: Re: About merging the Hurd homepage and the Hurd wiki
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 11:33:48 +0600

On Tue, 25 Nov 2008 20:44:05 +0100
<olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net> wrote:

> BTW, never ever px sizes, except for the very few cases where actually
> dealing with pixels. (like bitmap graphics.)
> Most sizes (including padding and margins) are relative to the font size
> by default. Using px will result in ugly and often totally broken layout
> when the user changes the font size. Use em instead.

This is right word! 

> > How do I then make the news items' boxes not run under the sidebar?
> [...]
> > For the text this already works and ever worked, as we can see, but
> > why not for the boxes?
> Floats are strange beasts: They displace the text (and other inline
> content), but don't affect the box model.
> I have totally no idea how to deal with this problem.
> -antrik-

Setting 'overflow' parameter to 'auto' in .newsitem will fix it.

Anatoly A. Kazantsev

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