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Re: redone margin-collapse-027.xht (was RE: 3 Microsoft margin collapsing tests (wrt float, clear and clearance))

From: Patrick Garies <pgaries@fastmail.us>
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 18:13:01 -0600
Message-ID: <4B5E338D.7000905@fastmail.us>
To: css21testsuite@gtalbot.org
CC: Arron Eicholz <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
On 2010-01-25 5:43 PM, GĂ©rard Talbot wrote:
> The current
>
> <meta name="assert" content="When two siblings are adjoining and
> their margins collapse the bottom margin of the last sibling does not
> collapse its bottom margin with the parents bottom margin when its
> own margins collapse and clearance has occurred." />
>
> is still going to be painful, difficult to figure out for many
> people.
>
> My suggestion:
>
> <meta name="assert" content="When two siblings are adjoining and
> their margins collapse, then the bottom margin of the last sibling
> does not collapse its bottom margin with the parent's bottom margin
> when its own margins collapse and clearance has occurred." />

I would change the word "its" to explicitly refer to whatever it refers
to. I'm a native English speaker and that isn't clear to me if that
means the "last sibling" or "parent".
Received on Tuesday, 26 January 2010 00:13:37 GMT

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