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Re: [css3-lists] Recent changes, and request for new WD

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 14:03:21 -0700
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110614210321.GA6006@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Tuesday 2011-06-14 13:58 -0700, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> > I much prefer 'display' rather than 'position' (though we
> > really never should have had 'position' in the first place).
> I boggled when I heard this at the FtF.  ^_^  position:absolute is too
> weak in CSS2.1, and thus of limited utility, but positioning in
> general is a good thing that is useful.  It's just an alternate layout
> model that can operate simultaneously with other layout models.

Ignoring the merits of absolute positioning, I think it should have
been display:absolute rather than position:absolute.


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