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Re: [CSS 2.1] [Section 8.3.1] Margin collapsing and top: auto (abs. pos)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2010 15:38:06 -0700
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To: www-style@gtalbot.org
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
2010/8/3 "Gérard Talbot" <www-style@gtalbot.org>:
>>> Le Lun 2 aoĹŤt 2010 16:17, Tab Atkins Jr. a ĂŠcrit :
>>>> It's just computing the auto position differently, which it's allowed
>>>> to do.  (The spec only provides suggestions for how to calculate the
>>>> auto position of abspos elements, and explicitly says in 10.3.7 that
>>>> implementations are allowed to "guess at its probable position".)
>
> Tab, the same is repeated in section 10.6.4. So the same (leniency,
> flexibility) applies to left: auto and top: auto.

Right, auto positioning of abspos in general is only lightly "defined".


>> It sucks, and we *should* tighten that up, but right now it's not
>> something testable
>
> Then those tests should be removed.

Fantasai says they shouldn't be removed, they should just be marked as
not necessary for conformance.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 5 August 2010 22:38:59 GMT

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