W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > November 1997

Re: First CSS-Positioning draft?

From: Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 1997 17:31:58 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <9711051731.ZM23693@grommit.inria.fr>
To: gstaniak@golem.umcs.lublin.pl, www-style@w3.org
On Nov 5, 12:41pm, Grzegorz Staniak wrote:

> Sorry if this is off-topic, but this list seemed to me the best forum
> to ask the question: could somebody tell me when was the first draft
> of CSS-Positioning released, and who was it authored by?

30 January 1997:


      Robert Stevahn, Hewlett Packard Co.
      Scott Furman, et.al., Netscape Communications Corp.
      Scott Isaacs, et.al., Microsoft Corp.

> On the W3C
> site I found the latest version and a link to an earlier one, but
> from what I remember, the ideas expressed there have been around for
> some time,

yes, although not in the same form

> and the original draft was submitted to W3C quite a while
> ago.

The original draft was writen by W3C staff and made public on
8 June 1996:


It was not based on a Submission: these are listed at


Chris Lilley, W3C                          [ http://www.w3.org/ ]
Graphics and Fonts Guy            The World Wide Web Consortium
http://www.w3.org/people/chris/              INRIA,  Projet W3C
chris@w3.org                       2004 Rt des Lucioles / BP 93
+33 (0)4 93 65 79 87       06902 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
Received on Wednesday, 5 November 1997 11:36:31 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:26:45 UTC