Re: [CSS2.1] 'clear' and the static position of an absolutely positioned element

Mats Palmgren wrote:
> CSS 2.1, 10.6.4 says:
> [...] the static position for 'top' is the distance from the top edge
> of the containing block to the top margin edge of a hypothetical box
> that would have been the first box of the element if its 'position'
> property had been 'static' and 'float' had been 'none'.
> I suggest we add /and 'clear' had been 'none'/ to that.
> The suggested addition matches what most UAs do, with the exception
> of IE7, but IE8 beta 1 seems to match other UAs now.  See [1] for
> test details.
> Thanks,
> Mats Palmgren
> [1]

Recorded as CSS2.1 Issue 42


Received on Monday, 9 June 2008 14:24:55 UTC