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Re: Q: z-index and the body element

From: Ian Hickson <py8ieh@bath.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 18:06:08 +0100 (BST)
To: Tantek Celik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
cc: Axel Dahmen <a.dahmen@infozoom.de>, "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>, Bert Bos <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.04.9908311805010.7314-100000@mary.bath.ac.uk>
On Sun, 29 Aug 1999, Tantek Celik wrote:

>>> I've got a question regarding the z-index property: Why can I still see
>>> elements which I've put *behind* the BODY element (see example below)?
>> Because your browser has a bug or doesn't support z-index.
> Or the browser *doesn't* have a bug and is properly ignoring z-index
> on non-positioned elements.

Oops. I stand corrected.

Time to read the spec again...

Ian Hickson
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