Simon Hill spoo'd forth:
> On Sun, 2002-07-07 at 23:44, Stuart Langridge wrote:
>>But according to the spec, "generated boxes act as containing blocks for
>>descendant boxes", so surely the main div should be the containing block
>>for the "abs" div? Have I misunderstood completely?
> CSS2 10.1: # If the element has 'position: absolute', the containing block
> is established by the nearest ancestor with a 'position' other than
Ah. Yes. Thanks, all, for pointing out that I should read the *whole* spec
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