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Re: RE: [CSS2.1] float positioning rules

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 11:11:21 -0800
To: Robert Stam <robert@tallcomponents.com>
Cc: public-css-testsuite@w3.org, fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net
Message-ID: <20081112191121.GA11010@pickering.dbaron.org>

On Wednesday 2008-11-12 13:03 -0600, Robert Stam wrote:
> Yes, we realized that the anonymous block parent would fix this specific
> sample. But consider the slightly adjusted sample below. In this case,
> the body has a bottom border. Now, the p block box and the bottom margin
> of the body don't collapse, so the condition of rule 4 " When the float
> occurs between two collapsing margins" is not satisfied. This would mean
> that the top of the p is a valid and a (the only) correct position of
> the float. 

I think
http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#anonymous-block-level still
requires that there be an anonymous block in that case, although it
could be clearer.  I think that's the intent, anyway.

-David

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