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Re: footnotes

From: Stephanos Piperoglou <stephanos@internet.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 09:31:08 -0400 (EDT)
To: Frank Boumphrey <bckman@ix.netcom.com>
cc: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>, www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980609142657.505B-100000@teatime.joh.cam.ac.uk>
On Tue, 9 Jun 1998, Frank Boumphrey wrote:

> Don't forget side notes which are the easiest of all to find and read.
> 
> They would be quite easy to do if the absolute position was rendered in
> reference to its containing block (as required in CSS2(9.3.1 Choosing a
> positioning scheme: 'position' property)), unfortunatly communicator doesnt
> support the absolute position, and IE4 doesnt do it quite right.

Untrue - if you declare the containing block as relative and the
positioned one as absolute *then* it works. For an example see
http://www.webreference.com/html/

You can implement sidenotes using CSS-P right now, you just have to be
very very careful and do it in a very specific way.

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