Re: Positioning HTML Elements with Cascading Style Sheets

On Feb 1,  5:50pm, Chris Josephs wrote:

> Just out of curiosity, is there any noted advantage to the absolute
> positioning mechanism in this draft compared to the "Frame Based Layout
> via Style Sheets" draft (http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/TR/WD-layout.html)

The main difference is about six or seven months ;-) plus look at
the document authors and their affiliations.

Specifications are no use unless people and companies are able and
willing to implement them. W3C works with it's 150+ member companies
to come to consensus and to produce specifications that can be and
are being implemented.

> (Or am I bringing up a dead horse??)

Only if you ate one.

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