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Re: [CSS21] Width of an absolutely positioned table.

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2012 15:01:44 +0200
Message-ID: <4FDC83B8.2070509@moonhenge.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
CC: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
On 11/05/2012 16:44, Simon Sapin wrote:
> I canít find anything in the spec on tables with 'position: absolute'.
> In particular, there are two different algorithms that could apply to
> determine their width:
>
> 10.3.7 Absolutely positioned, non-replaced elements
> 17.5.2 Table width algorithms: the 'table-layout' property (and
> sub-sections)
>
> I think that a reasonable way to resolve the conflict is to take the
> used width (the result) from 10.3.7 and pretend it is the computed width
> (one of the "input") for the purpose of 17.5.2, and keep *that* used value.

Simon, I've filed this at 
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17513

(Note that the same issue applies to other layout models such as flexbox.)

Cheers,
Anton
Received on Saturday, 16 June 2012 13:02:09 GMT

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