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Re: Tabbed Interfaces in CSS

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 13:06:08 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0904271106v21e1f07fy4ee32b185868d642@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 12:45 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 11:27 AM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> OK, I could see how its more complicated in Gecko than I imagined. But is
>>> there any reason why it shouldn't become a more mundane inline-block
>>> element
>>> if its position was set to absolute?
>>
>> In other words, is there any way to set "legend-display:
>> like-a-freaking-normal-box"?
>
> That's not the same question.  The answer to the latter question is "no",
> and I'm not sure how exactly it would work even if it did exist.

Well, it was somewhat facetious, but I actually meant roughly what
Brad asked.  It would just be good to have some way to kill the
non-CSS magic that goes on with fieldset/legend (see my previous email
where I had to switch from fieldset/legend to something else because
of the magic).

~TJ
Received on Monday, 27 April 2009 18:06:43 GMT

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