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Re: [CSS21] confusing position properties notes

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 07:52:45 -0700
Message-ID: <484D43BD.1080907@inkedblade.net>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> In http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#position-props all four 
> properties have the same note that suggest positioning for inline 
> elements is against something other than the padding edge. When you 
> actually look at the containing block definition 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visudet.html#containing-block-details this 
> appears to be untrue. (It was true in a previous version of CSS 2.1 when 
> inline level was against the content edge.)
> 
> I suggest to simply remove all four non-normative notes as they are 
> confusing at this point.

Recorded as CSS2.1 Issue 43:
   http://csswg.inkedblade.net/spec/css2.1#issue-43
and assumed editorial.

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 9 June 2008 14:53:24 GMT

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