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Re: margin-before and legend

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 06:57:29 +0900
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCQQwdZFqJgZvZi1s+ri96au75KQFVPk2naHJ8BEFH4gQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robert Hogan <robhogan@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Julien Chaffraix <jchaffraix@google.com>
On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 6:05 AM, Robert Hogan <robhogan@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> While looking at https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9243 I
> realized everyone differs in their treatement of margin-before when
> applied to a legend element:
>
> https://bugs.webkit.org/attachment.cgi?id=203724
>
> How do I find out the correct behaviour?

There is no right behavior - <legend>'s display is not describable in
CSS, and we've never really attempted to define how it interacts with
some of the reasonable properties.

It would be useful to do some investigation of existing browser
behavior, so that we can define this.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 4 June 2013 21:58:20 UTC

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