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

From: Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:15:48 +0000
To: Pavel Curtis <pavelc@microsoft.com>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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Sorry that should read "and" (see inline)

> > > 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.
> > 	Pavel
> 
> Same thing I was going to suggest  that the spec should read:
> 
> 	# That when an element is set to absolute it should be placed at the
> top/0 of the line box if top or bottom is set to auto. It should be placed in the
> same place it would have been in the flow if left or right is set to auto.


	# That when an element is set to absolute it should be placed at the top/0 of the line box if top _and_ bottom is set to auto. It should be placed in the same place it would have been in the flow if left _and_ right is set to auto.

> On the other two issues I will open bugs against Blink and Mozilla accordingly.
> 
> Thanks,
> Greg
> 
Received on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 20:16:18 UTC

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