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RE: clarification for display vs. position

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@exchange.microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 10:26:45 -0700
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "w3c-css-wg@w3.org" <w3c-css-wg@w3.org>
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It would certainly be easiest for me to make no change in IE's handling. It is the easiest to define exactly.

I am not sure it is what is currently "expected" here, considering that behavior for "display:block" is consistent across all other browsers.

-----Original Message-----
From: Boris Zbarsky [mailto:bzbarsky@mit.edu]
Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2007 6:33 PM
To: Alex Mogilevsky
Cc: www-style@w3.org; w3c-css-wg@w3.org
Subject: Re: clarification for display vs. position

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 17:26:54 GMT

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