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Re: canvas <html> <body>

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 08 May 2002 11:12:52 +0100
Message-ID: <3CD8FA24.4010009@hixie.ch>
To: ewexler@stickdog.com
CC: www-style@w3.org
ewexler@stickdog.com wrote:
> 
> If the root element must establish the initial containing
 > block, 'inline' is an unacceptable value for its 'display'.

Why can an inline element not be a containing block?

That happens all the time, e.g. every inline element that has 
'position:relative' becomes a containing block for absolutely positioned 
descendants.

-- 
Ian Hickson
``The inability of a user agent to implement part of this specification due to
the limitations of a particular device (e.g., non interactive user agents will
probably not implement dynamic pseudo-classes because they make no sense
without interactivity) does not imply non-conformance.'' -- Selectors, Sec13
Received on Wednesday, 8 May 2002 06:12:58 GMT

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