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Negative Padding

From: Chris Vincent <dris86@cox.net>
Date: Sun, 25 May 2003 03:17:15 -0500
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <4B37E5D5-8E89-11D7-803F-000393167510@cox.net>

While developing a design for my website and validating the CSS, I 
found that negative values aren't allowed for the padding attribute.  
Why not?  It's the only way I see to bring the borders closer to or 
overlapping the content they contain.  Is there some rationale to this? 
  Negatives seem fine for margins.  Just wondering.

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