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From: (wrong string) åkon Wium Lie via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 18:35:58 +0000
To: public-css-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1R6ReI-0000kM-Sf@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/csswg/css3-gcpm
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv2856

Modified Files:
Log Message:
refining alternative float model

Index: Overview.src.html
RCS file: /sources/public/csswg/css3-gcpm/Overview.src.html,v
retrieving revision 1.118
retrieving revision 1.119
diff -u -d -r1.118 -r1.119
--- Overview.src.html	21 Sep 2011 18:24:59 -0000	1.118
+++ Overview.src.html	21 Sep 2011 18:35:56 -0000	1.119
@@ -2467,8 +2467,19 @@
 and the new 'float-modifier', provides support for common paper-based
-<p>Care has been take to avoid being able to specify layouts
-that are hard to achieve, or that can be achieved in other ways.
+<p>(A few words about the difference between mk2 and mk1: Care has
+now been take to avoid being able to specify layouts that are hard to
+achieve, or that can be achieved in other ways. For example, by saying
+'top-corner' instead of 'top-left' or 'top-right', it becomes
+impossible to specify a layout where one has to replace already
+laid-out content. Compared to the mk1 float model, mk2 does not allow
+one to explicityly set the containing block of the float; the CB is
+column or the multicol element (depending on the keyword in use). It
+is therefore impossible to float something to the top of the page.
+However, given that 'column-span' now is widely supported, one can
+make (say) the root element a multicol element. Floating something to
+the top of the multicol element thereby floats it to the top of the
 <p>Four new keywords on 'float' have been added:
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