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Re: clarification for display vs. position

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 20:33:04 -0500
Message-ID: <46A94B50.6040309@mit.edu>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@exchange.microsoft.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "w3c-css-wg@w3.org" <w3c-css-wg@w3.org>

Alex Mogilevsky wrote:
> I sense an agreement so far that
> 
> * display:inline, display:inline-block should behave same, "auto" position is as if it were a zero-width inline element
> * display:block has "auto" position on the next line, left or right aligned according to flow direction and alignment

I think there's agreement on the former.  IE doesn't do the latter.  Gecko does, 
more or less.  Safari, as you said, also does.  But I'm not sure that's really 
what we want, necessarily.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 27 July 2007 01:33:21 GMT

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