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Re: [CSS2.1] 'clear' and the static position of an absolutely positioned element

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 07:24:15 -0700
Message-ID: <484D3D0F.8030406@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

Mats Palmgren wrote:
> 
> CSS 2.1, 10.6.4 says:
> [...] the static position for 'top' is the distance from the top edge
> of the containing block to the top margin edge of a hypothetical box
> that would have been the first box of the element if its 'position'
> property had been 'static' and 'float' had been 'none'.
> 
> I suggest we add /and 'clear' had been 'none'/ to that.
> 
> The suggested addition matches what most UAs do, with the exception
> of IE7, but IE8 beta 1 seems to match other UAs now.  See [1] for
> test details.
> 
> Thanks,
> Mats Palmgren
> 
> [1]
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=390516

Recorded as CSS2.1 Issue 42
   http://csswg.inkedblade.net/spec/css2.1#issue-42

~fantasai
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