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Re: input element - absolute positioning - determing width with left and right

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2006 00:12:11 -0500
Message-ID: <44F7C12B.8070100@mit.edu>
To: Daniel Todd Currie <lists@los.dtcurrie.net>, www-style Mailing List <www-style@w3.org>

Daniel Todd Currie wrote:
> Is there some reason this has been left out of the CSS spec?

The language in the spec is weasel-wording that allows UAs to treat form 
controls as either replaced elements or not, as desired, or even in totally 
weird ways.  And it's needed because authors expect to style internals of those 
controls via CSS, which doesn't really fit in the CSS box model...

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