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

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 00:50:55 +0200
Message-ID: <4832044F.7000600@moonhenge.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

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


Cheers,

Anton Prowse
http://dev.moonhenge.net


 > This change should affect more than floats.  It should also affect
 > inline-block, inline-table, and positioned content with z-index: auto.
 >
 > See appendix E for details.
 >
 > --Markus
 >
 > -----Original Message-----
 > From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On
 > Behalf Of Ian Hickson
 > Sent: Monday, November 05, 2007 1:26 PM
 > To: www-style@w3.org
 > Subject: CSS21 z-index / stacking section error with rel-pos in floats
 >
 >
 >
 > 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
 >
 > Cheers,
 > --
 > Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
 > http://ln.hixie.ch/       U+263A                /,   _.. \   _\  ;`._ ,.
 > Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
 >
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