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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-position][css-tables] position doesn’t apply on <tr> either

From: François REMY via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:21:04 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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Yep. The table elements are associated with a bunch of really terrible parsing rules in HTML. That being said, even with that fixed, Firefox is the only browser that enables position:relative on table rows. 

I don't have a strong opinion on whether to allow this or not in the spec, but it does seem somewhat useful (except that, well, you cannot have an element in a table row that is not a table-cell, so any element you insert in a table-row will create second column in your table whether it is position:absolute or not, which is not what you want in this case)

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