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Re: [CSSWG] Minutes and Resolutions 2010-04-21

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 21 May 2010 20:45:28 -0700
Message-ID: <4BF75358.2010004@inkedblade.net>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 05/21/2010 08:22 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 5/21/10 7:25 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>> In that case, what's your mental model of the box tree in this case:
>>> <div style="display: table">
>>> <div style="display: table-cell"/>
>>> <div style="position: absolute"/>
>>> <div style="display: table-row"/>
>>> </div>
>>> What are the siblings of the absolutely positioned box? What is its
>>> parent?
>>> What are the siblings' parents? Why does any of that make any sense?
>> Excellent question. To the spec! (Or rather, the proposed spec text
>> from fantasai.)
>> By rule 2.1, the markup is repaired by wrapping the first div, and
>> only the first div, in an anonymous table row.
> Hmmm.... yeah, ok. That would be a bug in fantasai's spec, then.

Actually, it's a feature. :) I deliberately left out handling of
abspos elements entirely. (I actually deleted text about abspos
elements from an earlier draft before posting to the list.)

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