I have a question related with the absolute position.
In the "absolutely positioned box in the relatively positioned box" example on 9.8.4, 
if the top and left is 'auto', where the box should be positioned?
As I tested, the Chrome (and the other WebKit-based browsers) put it on the same position with the case that the box has a normal position,
but the Firefox put it on the top left position of the containing block (same position with top:0px,left:0px).
So, I confused what is right.
------- Original Message -------
Sender : Gérard Talbot<firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date : 2012-12-27 04:10 (GMT+09:00)
Title : Re: [CSS21] inline span with clear
Le Mer 26 d�cembre 2012 7:38, Philippe Wittenbergh a �crit :
> The last example in the spec uses an inline element (span) and applies the
> clear property to it. � the example then goes to show the span clearing
> the floated block:
> However, higher up on the same page, the spec states, for the �applies to�
> line: �block-level elements� (a is an inline element):
> I think the example is wrong. Current Gecko, WebKit, Presto and iirc IE 9+
> all agree and do not apply any clearance.
Reconstitution of example with rendering image side by side:
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