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Re: Positioned elements

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 19:53:46 -0700
To: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20070927025346.GA5379@ridley.dbaron.org>

On Wednesday 2007-09-26 21:31 -0500, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Kornel Lesinski wrote:
> >I think the latter:
> >
> >"The effect of 'position:relative' on table-row-group, 
> >table-header-group, table-footer-group, table-row, table-column-group, 
> >table-column, table-cell, and table-caption elements is undefined."
> >http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#choose-position
> 
> I don't recall that being there before.  Must have been added so CSS21 can 
> actually exit CR...

It was added in response to Issue #20 on the issues list for
http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-CSS21-20030915/ , which, given the lack
of a URL, was presumably raised by Ian, and concerns what happens
when the above elements get a stacking context (due to
'position:relative' or 'opacity') being undefined.

-David

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