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Re: [CSS 2.1] cases that do not pass in any browser

From: Peter Moulder <peter.moulder@monash.edu>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 18:49:08 +1000
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <20100822084908.GB6534@bowman.infotech.monash.edu.au>
On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 09:25:53PM -0400, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 8/13/10 9:55 PM, Peter Moulder wrote:
> >And I'm actually inclined to think that if we're choosing what the text should
> >specify, then red is actually the behaviour that we want to specify: from what
> >I've considered so far, I think it best if inheritance is based on the true
> >document tree, and that we make the 5.12.1 text restrict itself to describing
> >the formatting within the first line box.
> 
> That doesn't work unless you define inheritance differently for
> in-flows and out-of-flows or something.... I'm not sure you want to
> go there.

I was proposing that inheritance is determined by the document tree
(just as cascade.html currently says) and that there be an additional level of
"inheritance"-like behaviour for boxes placed in a certain line box, comparable
to how "The properties of anonymous boxes are inherited from the enclosing
non-anonymous box" (section 9.2.1.1).

pjrm.
Received on Sunday, 22 August 2010 08:49:37 GMT

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