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From: Vadim Plessky <lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 23:39:10 +0000
Message-Id: <200201302034.g0UKYlH09114@post.cnt.ru>
To: Christian Wolfgang Hujer <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
On Tuesday 29 January 2002 15:25, Christian Wolfgang Hujer wrote:
|   I am not against CSS3. I like the development of new standards and the
|   improvement of existing ones. And I like browsers that implement them.
| But I also like surfing the web with stable software. And IE6/Win98 crashes
| very often. So I prefer Konqueror or Mozilla. And as long as they do not
| support CSS3 I will continue using CSS1 and CSS2.

As David Faure (Konqueor's maintainer) can say here, "you forgot to attach a 
patch"  :-))

If you really want CSS3: display: inline-block added to Konqueror, send a 
message to <33860@bugs.kde.org>
and follow bug status at

All notes to bug reports are automatically sent to <konq-bugs@kde.org>, and 
key KHTML/Konq developers read this least.
So far, I was the only person sound about 'inline-block' implementation.
If you add your voice, may be, it wil be fixed in week or two.

|   > I know it may be far more enjoyable to stay "irritated" as you say, but
|   > pick something else to be irritated about rather than four year old
|   > specifications that have been implemented by two year old
|   > implementations.
|   See above. They are not implemented, at least HTML 4 isn't implemented by
|   IE6/Win and prior versions.

I found that IE6 has very strange handling of 'float' elements, in 
particular, their widths defined as %%.
I had no time to read completely CSS1 spec (as MS claims CSS1 spec 
conformance, not CSS2) - but so far I think MS IE is wrong in rendering such 

To be sure that everyone understands what I am speaking about: testcase and 
screenshot of IE6 are attached.
Compare rendering by IE6 to either Mozilla or Konqueror - you will see huge 
To my best knowledge, 'float' is part of CSS1.

Vadim Plessky
http://kde2.newmail.ru  (English)
33 Window Decorations and 6 Widget Styles for KDE
KDE mini-Themes

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