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Re: [CSSOM] offsetWidth, offsetLeft issues

From: Patrick Garies <pgaries@fastmail.us>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 04:18:17 -0500
Message-ID: <4ADC2ED9.9070501@fastmail.us>
To: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 10/17/2009 12:42 AM, Garrett Smith wrote:
> In CSS2, A CAPTION has its own content, padding, margin, and border areas.
> The CAPTION's margin collapses with its TABLE's margin, and its border
> that is adjacent to its TABLE collapses with its table border.
> IE treats css differently with CAPTION.

If I recall correctly, the CSS WG decided that that margins weren't 
going to collapse anymore when a clarification was asked for WIE8. I 
don't ever recall anything about the borders collapsing.

Oddly, I see the new diagram in the CSS2.1 CR, but it still has "Diagram 
of a table with a caption above it; the top margin of the caption is 
collapsed with the top margin of the table." as the diagram caption even 
though the diagram doesn't depict collapsed margins...
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