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RE: Advanced Floats

From: Rossen Atanassov <ratan@windows.microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2008 20:43:52 -0800
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6607C4545FAB804B97733F82D20E0D0844AB226108@NA-EXMSG-W602.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>

Boris you're right. I meant to say the scrollable area which would include the containing block. Which from implementability point of view is important. The size of the actual containing block is not affected by any element which is taken out of the flow, i.e. absolutely positioned elements. So, you're not missing anything :-)

Rossen Atanassov
From: Boris Zbarsky [bzbarsky@MIT.EDU]
Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2008 6:47 PM
To: Rossen Atanassov
Cc: fantasai; www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: Advanced Floats

Rossen Atanassov wrote:
> I'd like to clear one of your statements bellow. When the container has
> fixed size with overflow: scroll | auto, absolutely positioned elements will
> in fact change the size of the containing block (according to
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visufx.html#propdef-overflow).

Really?  Where does it say that the size of the containing block (as opposed to
the size of the scrollable area) is affected by the absolutely positioned
elements?  I must be missing it....  Can you cite the text you're looking at,

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