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Re: Box model: min-margin and max-margin, max-padding and min-padding

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 10:34:43 -0400
Message-ID: <415C1983.1030004@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

> It seems you want to place an element relative to another element, why
> would you use absolute positioning at all here? 

I need to place element C below element A and to the right of element B. 
  i.e. header, sidebar, and content. The other constraint is that in the 
HTML source element C (the sidebar) must come *after* the content in 
accordance with web accessibility guidelines and compatibility with 
older browsers. Therefore floats don't solve the problem because a 
floated element only floats next to an element that follows it, not one 
that precedes it.

Elliotte Rusty Harold
Received on Thursday, 30 September 2004 14:34:46 UTC

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