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RE: Announce: new definition of absolute positioning

From: <Antti.J.Koivisto@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 18:13:55 +0300
Message-ID: <593F7F3472A5D211B99B0008C7EAA08A1E37FE@eseis02nok>
To: bert@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Cc: kfm-devel@kde.org
> A new definition of absolute positioning is proposed to replace the
> current text in CSS2. It adds a value 'static-position' to 'top',
> 'left', etc., to partly replace the overloaded 'auto' and specifies
> that positioned elements take on the height of their content, just
> like other block-level elements (and as implemented in most browsers,
> but unlike the old definition).
> The new text can be found at the bottom of the errata for CSS2:
>     http://www.w3.org/Style/css2-updates/REC-CSS2-19980512-errata
> Bert

The errata does not say, like the original proposal did, that also the rules
in chapters 10.3.7, 10.3.8, and 10.6.5 would be replaced with similar rules
as those written for chapter 10.6.4. This omission was probably just an
accident as applying the new rules to this chapter only does not make much

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