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Re: [CSS21] Distinguishing block boxes, block containers, and block-level elements

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2010 17:32:29 -0700
Message-ID: <4C5CA99D.2030201@inkedblade.net>
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 08/04/2010 07:33 AM, Bert Bos wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 July 2010 09:16:54 fantasai wrote:
>> CSS2.1 Issue 120
>>     http://wiki.csswg.org/spec/css2.1#issue-120
>
> The replacements all seem correct, except for these three:
> ...
> The old text defined "block-level" (viz., as anything with a 'display'
> of 'block', 'list-item', 'table', or, under certain
> circumstances, 'run-in'), but the new text doesn't seem to
> define "block-level" at all.

The paragraph you have in mind remains untouched in this proposal. :)
It's before the text I said to replace.

> "Atomic inline box" seems unnecessary.

We decided on the telecon to keep this definition in place. I think it
will particularly be useful as we add new display models in CSS3.

>> Section 9.9.1 Specifying the stack level: the 'z-index' property
>>
>>     Replace
>>
>>     # The contents of inline blocks and inline tables are stacked as
>>
>>     with
>>
>>     | The contents of atomic inlines such as inline blocks and inline
>>     | tables are stacked as
>
> I think that is not an improvement, see above.
>
> B.t.w., the latest proposed new text for this sentence under issue 60
> includes floats and certain positioned elements as well, as follows:
>
>      Positioned elements with 'z-index: auto' (in layer 6), floats
>      (layer 4), inline blocks (layer 5), and inline tables
>      (layer 5), are painted as
>
> and that copies terms from the proposed new text for the preceding list.
> E.g., item 5:
>
>      5. the in-flow, inline-level, non-positioned descendants, including
>         inline tables and inline blocks.


Okay.

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 9 August 2010 15:58:50 GMT

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