Re: [xep-support] Implementation of overlayed absolutely positioned blocks

From: Eliot Kimber (
Date: Wed Oct 23 2002 - 08:50:54 PDT

--- David Tolpin <> wrote:
> > When I render with XEP 3.02 the overlayed block is
> aligned with the
> > before and start edges of the page.
> Eliot,
> XEP treats 'absolute' as 'fixed'; it is reflected in
> the documentation.
> Support for 'absolute' is in the TODO list; lists
> may be used for
> the same purpose; to my taste lists are even better
> for that: they
> are simpler.

Thanks--I should have checked the docs. I hadn't
thought about using lists--I find them confusing and
too limited for actually rendering normal lists, so
I've never used them.



Eliot Kimber
Austin, TX

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