> > Some testing showed that this does not work in Mac IE 5 or 5.1.
> > The column will shrink in size if the browser width is narrowed.
> I'd be interested in any other Mac users providing feedback, as well.
I cleaned up the css, removing the position: absolute,
layer-background-color, and padding, as well as adding a
standards-triggering doctype, and the height of the test div was in
fact dependant on the width of the browser window in IE 5.1 mac.
> I seem to recall that height is somehow related to width...
As far as height being related to width, absolutely positioned
elements with a percentage value for top are positioned based on the
width of the element. Same goes for margins and padding when declared
with percentages; they're a percentage of the element width. I'm not
sure where in the spec this is stated, but that's the way it actually