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Re: CSS21 z-index / stacking section error with rel-pos in floats

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 12:47:58 -0700
Message-ID: <486D2CEE.4000905@inkedblade.net>
To: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Anton Prowse wrote:
> 
> The proposed change to Appendix E has been approved[1], but the 
> equivalent sentences in Section 9.5 (Floats)[2] and Section 9.9 (Layered 
> presentation)[3] will also need revising.
> 
> [1] http://csswg.inkedblade.net/spec/css2.1#issue-17
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#floats
> [3] http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#layers
>
>  Ian Hickson wrote:
>  >
>  > It was observed that browsers don't quite implement E.2:5 as per the spec.
>  > There's actually an error in the spec. Point 5 in E.2 should be changed as
>  > follows:
>  >
>  > s/but any descendants which actually create a new stacking context/but any
>  > positioned descendants and descendants which actually create a new
>  > stacking context/
>  >
>  > Testcase (assumes proposed changes):
>  >    http://www.hixie.ch/tests/adhoc/css/box/float/054.html

Thanks Anton, I've reopened Issue 17 for those changes.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 3 July 2008 19:48:36 GMT

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