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Re: Display: inherit and positioning schemes

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 09:09:38 -0800
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050207170938.GA1422@ridley.dbaron.org>
On Monday 2005-02-07 16:15 +0100, Staffan Måhlén wrote:
> Shouldn't the table at
> 9.7 Relationships between 'display', 'position', and 'float':
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#dis-pos-flo
> include the 'inherit' value?

No, but the section should be clearer that it's describing a stage
that's at the end of computed value computation, after 'inherit' has
already been resolved to the parent's computed value.

> Or perhaps even better, shouldn't the 'inherit' value be deprecated? 

Eh?  'inherit' applies to all properties.  Are you proposing it be
deprecated for all properties, or just some?

-David

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L. David Baron                                <URL: http://dbaron.org/ >

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