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Re: [CSS21] Clipping abspos elements

From: Germain Garand <germain@ebooksfrance.org>
Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2009 21:39:39 +0100
To: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200903012139.39654.germain@ebooksfrance.org>
Le dimanche 1 mars 2009, Anton Prowse a écrit :
> You misunderstand me.  My "in that case" referred to fantasai's
> suggestion that the second sentence be removed.  If it is removed, the
> list of causes of overflow contains:
>    # * A descendent box is positioned absolutely, partly outside the box.

oh, indeed, sorry

> and yet a relatively positioned descendant box, partly outside the box,
> is equally a cause of overflow.  (Irrelevant but noteworthy: unlike an
> absolutely positioned descendants, but like static descendants, its
> containing block cannot be higher up the chain than the overflow box and
> so it will /always/ be clipped.)

it makes sense, of course..

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