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RE: [CSS2.1] Interop Issue in regards to fixed/absolute positioned children inside of inline-relative containers

From: Pavel Curtis <pavelc@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:04:06 +0000
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C342B3C9477E3948B81B9CAC817246117962DF1F@TK5EX14MBXC293.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> On 7/15/14, 6:25 PM, Pavel Curtis wrote:
> > Note the tall orange inline block later on the line, which raises the 
> > height of the line box.  I think everybody uses the top of the line box as
> > the vertical coordinate of the static position.
>
> Right; that seems obviously wrong per the current spec.  On the other hand,
> given that there is interop on it, we should change the spec accordingly.

Indeed, there's actually quite a lot we could choose to pin down about the static position, given the level of interop.  For example, I think everyone agrees about there only being two cases for absolutely positioned elements: inline-like and block-like, and I think everyone agrees about what those two cases mean.

	Pavel
Received on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 02:05:11 UTC

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