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Re: [CSS21] Proposal to define "Block container element"

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 18:50:18 -0400
Message-ID: <5005EC2A.8000104@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 07/14/2012 07:12 PM, Anton Prowse wrote:
> (1) The definition of "principal block-level box" is extended to "principal box" for a wider range of elements (inline block,
> inline table and table cell in addition to block-level elements). This has no effect on the rest of the spec, since the only
> cases where the principal box is referred to is in the context of block-level elements/boxes.
> (2) The term "block container element" is introduced to mean an element whose principal box is a block container box, ie a
> block, list-item, inline-block, table, inline-table or table-cell in CSS21.

I don't have a problem with defining these terms, however I do have
a problem with defining "principal box" generally in 9.2.1, which
is titled "Block-level elements and block boxes". If we're defining
it, it should go in 9.2.

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