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

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 11:27:33 -0700
Message-ID: <4856B095.1050906@inkedblade.net>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Ingo Chao <i4chao@googlemail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> 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?

Good catch. It's valid but has the same problem, and should probably
be tweaked to remove "whose containing block is based on a block-level
element".

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 16 June 2008 18:28:15 GMT

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