> > As I said earlier, my issue is about how it is *worded*, not about
> > things work.
> > One more time:
> > "Note that an element with 'display: inline' therefore cannot be a
> > Root..."
> > English is not my native language so it may be the problem here, but
> the way
> > I read the above is that if you apply "display:inline" to an element,
> > cannot be a flow Root.
> > Forget the fact that it is "over-ruled", that the computed value is
> > something else, just look at that sentence and tells me what should
> > people's expectation.
> The sentence should perhaps refer to the computed value being
> 'display: inline'. But, in general, any part of the CSS specs
> that's describing the effects of properties is talking about the
> effects of their computed values, unless explicitly stated
Thanks for that explanation, it makes more sense now.
I wonder though if writing "'display: inline'" helps as it looks to me more
like a (CSS) *declaration*.
A term I used in a previous post and that explains my confusion since what I
was "implicitly" reading was:
"Note that an element [styled] with 'display: inline' therefore cannot be a
This would have make more sense to me:
"Note that an element displayed as inline therefore cannot be a flow
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