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Re: Possible Fix For Positioning?

From: Staffan Mhln <staffan.mahlen@comhem.se>
Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2005 13:13:42 +0200
To: Kelly Miller <lightsolphoenix@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <424FEC06.29475.92B6588@localhost>

On 1 Apr 2005 at 20:54, Kelly Miller wrote:
<snip/>
> CSS needs a value for positioning that allows a page author to position 
> an element like in absolute or fixed, but unlike them, the program 
> displaying the page should treat it as if it were in the flow at the 
> position where it was moved to.  
<snip/>

But wouldn't that severly disrupt how user agents can flow the 
content incrementally since any content anywhere in the document 
source can affect most of the other flow? It might also be easy to 
create circular dependencies using such a positioning feature.

 /Staffan
Received on Sunday, 3 April 2005 11:13:48 GMT

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