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Re: [CSSWG] Minutes and Resolutions 2010-04-21

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 21 May 2010 17:03:17 -0400
Message-ID: <4BF6F515.1040906@mit.edu>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 5/21/10 4:48 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> It means exactly what it sounds like, at least in my mental model of
> how things work.  A box doesn't lose its box-tree siblings just
> because it's positioned.  It doesn't participate in their flow, but it
> still has a familial relationship with them.


In that case, what's your mental model of the box tree in this case:

   <div style="display: table">
     <div style="display: table-cell"/>
     <div style="position: absolute"/>
     <div style="display: table-row"/>

What are the siblings of the absolutely positioned box?  What is its 
parent?  What are the siblings' parents?  Why does any of that make any 

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