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Re: [CSS21] stack level definitions in 9.9.1

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2008 20:33:34 -0500
Message-ID: <477C3B6E.2070001@inkedblade.net>
To: Ingo Chao <i4chao@googlemail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Ingo Chao wrote:
> There are two definitions of the term "stack level" in 9.9.1
> 
> A: "This integer is the stack level of the generated box in the
> current stacking context"
> 
> B: "Each box has an integer stack level, which is its position on the
> z-axis relative to other boxes in the same stacking context."
> 
> This coexistance continues in the overview of layers "Each stacking
> context consists of the following stacking levels" [1.-7.] and
> vanishes in Appendix E.
> 
> Do the terms "stack level" in A and "stack level" in B have the same
> meaning?

I think they do because the spec says this: "Boxes with the same stack
level in a stacking context are stacked back-to-front according to
document tree order."

Is there something that doesn't make sense if you interpret them as
meaning the same thing?

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 3 January 2008 01:33:41 GMT

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