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RE: Positioned elements

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@exchange.microsoft.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2007 13:45:14 -0700
To: "Eugen.Konkov@aldec.com" <Eugen.Konkov@aldec.com>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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See definition of containing block in 10.1.4: http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visudet.html#containing-block-details

I think it is pretty unambiguous there.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eugen.Konkov@aldec.com [mailto:Eugen.Konkov@aldec.com]
> Sent: Saturday, September 22, 2007 4:03 AM
> To: Boris Zbarsky; Alex Mogilevsky
> Cc: www-style@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Positioned elements
>
> It seems that in CSS2.1 there is no next frase:
> >Relatively positioned boxes keep their normal flow size, including
> line
> >breaks and the space originally reserved for them. A relatively
> positioned
> >box establishes a new a new containing block for normal flow children
> and
> >positioned descendants.
> May be these confusing developers of third party browsers
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
> To: "Alex Mogilevsky" <alexmog@exchange.microsoft.com>
> Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
> Sent: Friday, September 21, 2007 10:13 PM
> Subject: Re: Positioned elements
>
>
>
> Alex Mogilevsky wrote:
> > Yes, this is how it is supposed to work. "position:relative" applies
> to
> > all elements so it should have the effect you are after. I didn't
> know
> > this doesn't work in FF. I am sure it does in Gran Paradiso.
>
> It doesn't.  See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=63895
>
> -Boris
>
>
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