Re: [CSS21] percentage width in CSS2.1: 10.2 note for absolutely positioned elements

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Jun 2008 18:00:00 +0200, fantasai 
> <> wrote:
>> Ingo Chao wrote:
>>> Note: For absolutely positioned elements whose containing block is
>>> based on a block-level element, the percentage is calculated with
>>> respect to the width of the padding box of that element.
>>>  Why was this note not added to 10.5 Content height?
>> Recorded as Issue 50, assumed editorial.
>> The note was added on 3 March 2005, along with the previous sentence
>> about percentage widths for shrink-wrapped elements.
> This note looks similar to the ones being removed by issue-43. Is it 
> still valid?

Good catch. It's valid but has the same problem, and should probably
be tweaked to remove "whose containing block is based on a block-level


Received on Monday, 16 June 2008 18:28:15 UTC