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RE: Rendering order without positioning

From: Orion Adrian <oadrian@hotmail.com>
Date: Sun, 23 May 2004 16:21:27 -0400
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <BAY1-F149qxrQScjPGc000288bb@hotmail.com>

>Something I feel missing from CSS is that there is no way to swap the 
>positions of content without using positioning, and positioning is limited 
>in that it removes the elements from their natural places in the normal 
>document flow. I would like to propose a property that allows for changing 
>the rendering order within the normal document flow.

Then the problem really is that you should be able to position elements and 
have it affect the flow. See the post "Fixing the Layout Algorithm (Not 

This just seems like another work around for dealing with a fundamental 
problem of CSS.

Orion Adrian
Received on Sunday, 23 May 2004 16:22:02 UTC

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