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RE: Announce: new definition of absolute positioning

From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 21:51:48 +0200 (MEST)
To: Antti.J.Koivisto@nokia.com
Cc: www-style@w3.org, kfm-devel@kde.org
Message-ID: <14840.34224.9384.214276@lanalana.inria.fr>
Antti.J.Koivisto@nokia.com writes:
> > A new definition of absolute positioning is proposed to replace the
> > current text in CSS2. It adds a value 'static-position' to 'top',
> > 'left', etc., to partly replace the overloaded 'auto' and specifies
> > that positioned elements take on the height of their content, just
> > like other block-level elements (and as implemented in most browsers,
> > but unlike the old definition).
> > 
> > The new text can be found at the bottom of the errata for CSS2:
> > 
> >     http://www.w3.org/Style/css2-updates/REC-CSS2-19980512-errata
> > 
> > Bert
> 
> The errata does not say, like the original proposal did, that also the rules
> in chapters 10.3.7, 10.3.8, and 10.6.5 would be replaced with similar rules
> as those written for chapter 10.6.4. This omission was probably just an
> accident as applying the new rules to this chapter only does not make much
> sense.

Ah, good catch. (I thought it was too easy :-) I'll try to get the
text for the other three sections as soon as possible.

In fact, why do 10.3.8 and 10.6.5 have to be changed? Hmm, I'll find
out.

Thanks!

Bert
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