Absolutely-positioned elements stretch to accomodate floats

Placing a right-floated element in a left-positioned absolutely-positioned element causes the following behavior:

My understanding of the box model spec is that Opera and iCab's behavior is correct; if anyone can corroborate this it would be greatly appreciated.

Test page Workaround is not included
Reported by: Josh Fremer.

Explorer 5-6 Windows, Explorer 7, Explorer Mac, Mozilla, Safari | Reported on 12 December 2006.

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1 Posted by David Kilzer on 23 December 2006 | Permalink

Filed as WebKit Bug 11946.


2 Posted by Chris Hester on 22 November 2007 | Permalink

Firefox 3 on Mac shows the same as your screenshot for KHTML.