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RE: [css3-flexbox][css3-grid] Inline replaced elements as grid items and flexbox items

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 15:37:41 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D51C9E849DDD0D4EA38C2E539856928411F98DBA@TK5EX14MBXC218.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Default UA stylesheets are not normative. Whatever they say, <img> is inline-block by default, "display:inline" on image and on other replaced elements means "display:inline-block".

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, May 14, 2011 11:22 PM
> To: Brad Kemper
> Cc: Andrew Fedoniouk; Alex Mogilevsky; David Hyatt; www-style@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [css3-flexbox][css3-grid] Inline replaced elements as grid
> items and flexbox items
> On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 10:23 PM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I'm pretty sure the default display for img is also inline-block. Where
> do you see info saying it is inline?
> <img> appears in neither the CSS2.1 default style sheet for HTML4, nor in
> the HTML5 default UA stylesheet.  Thus, it takes the initial value,
> 'inline'.
> (Interestingly, HTML5 is missing the line "input, select { display:
> inline-block; }", probably because it's fairly separated from the rest of
> the display values in the CSS2.1 stylesheet.)
> ~TJ

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