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Re: [CSS21] Proposal for a replacement for section 17.2.1 (table anonymous objects)

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2010 10:18:43 -0700
Message-ID: <4C487D73.8050002@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 05/07/2010 01:27 PM, fantasai wrote:
>
> Replace the list of rules in 17.2.1 with the following:
> ...

Proposed text to handle floats and to treat abspos elements as having
placeholders per <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2009May/0213.html>:

> | For the purposes of these rules, the following terms are defined:
> |
> | consecutive
> | Two sibling boxes are consecutive if they are both in flow and have no
> | intervening in-flow siblings other than, optionally, an anonymous inline
> | containing only white spaces. A sequence of sibling boxes is consecutive
> | if each box in the sequence is consecutive to the one before it in the
> | sequence.
>

Remove "they are both in flow and" and "in-flow" from the definition
of "consecutive".

Insert before

> | The following steps are performed in three stages.

the following paragraph:
   | For the purposes of these rules, out-of-flow elements are represented
   | as inline elements of zero width and height. Their containing blocks
   | are chosen accordingly.

I believe this is sufficient. bz, is it correct?

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010May/0071.html

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 22 July 2010 17:19:21 GMT

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