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Re: [CSS21] E.2:7. wording

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2007 10:48:09 +0000 (UTC)
To: Ingo Chao <i4chao@googlemail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0711291046020.3737@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Wed, 28 Nov 2007, Ingo Chao wrote:
> 
> What does "Otherwise" in Appendix E.2:7. "Otherwise: first for the
> element" refer to?

It's the alternative to step 6:

#  6. If ... then: ...
#  7. Otherwise: ...


> Is it correct that "element" in this sentence means the element that 
> generates the present stacking context, that is, the same element that 
> is addressed in E.2:1. or in E.2:2.?

Yes. It's the element introduced by the paragraph before the list:

#  The stacking order for an element generating a stacking context (see 
#  the 'z-index' property) is:

HTH,
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