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Re: [CSS21] [section 10.6.3] Height of block-level non-replaced elements in normal flow: editorial correction?

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 08:51:36 +0200
Message-ID: <4FE95BF8.8090201@moonhenge.net>
To: W3C www-style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
CC: www-style@gtalbot.org
On 26/06/2012 00:29, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
> Hello,
>
> CSS 2.1, 10.6.3 Block-level non-replaced elements in normal flow when
> 'overflow' computes to 'visible'
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visudet.html#normal-block
> says:
> {
> If 'height' is 'auto', the height depends on whether the element has any
> block-level children and whether it has padding or borders:
> (...)
> }
>
> Shouldn't it be saying instead
>
> {
> If 'height' is 'auto', the height depends on whether the element has any
> block-level children and whether such children have padding or borders:
> (...)
> }
>
> ?
>
> If I'm wrong, then what is "it" in the sentence referring to exactly?

There are numerous editorial problems with 10.6.3, unfortunately.  This 
is already filed at https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=15777 
and a proposal can be found in Comment 2 therein.  Let me know if it 
fails to address your issue.

Cheers,
Anton Prowse
http://dev.moonhenge.net
Received on Tuesday, 26 June 2012 06:52:10 GMT

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