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Re: [CSS21] percentage width in CSS2.1: 10.2 note for absolutely positioned elements

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 18:07:09 +0200
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "Ingo Chao" <i4chao@googlemail.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ucum17eq64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 16 Jun 2008 18:00:00 +0200, fantasai  
<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> Ingo Chao wrote:
>> Note: For absolutely positioned elements whose containing block is
>> based on a block-level element, the percentage is calculated with
>> respect to the width of the padding box of that element.
>>  Why was this note not added to 10.5 Content height?
>
> Recorded as Issue 50, assumed editorial.
>    http://csswg.inkedblade.net/spec/css2.1#issue-50
>
> The note was added on 3 March 2005, along with the previous sentence
> about percentage widths for shrink-wrapped elements.

This note looks similar to the ones being removed by issue-43. Is it still  
valid?


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