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Can relatively-positioned elements be floated?

From: Kevin Smith <k.smith@tatnet.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2002 15:12:21 -0400
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B9817555.12421%k.smith@tatnet.com>

The spec states that "an element is said to be positioned if its 'position'
property has a value other than 'static'.":

    <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/visuren.html#position-props>

The property definition for float indicates that it applies to "all but
positioned elements and generated content", but the next paragraph says that
"It may be set for elements that generate boxes that are not absolutely
positioned."

    <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/visuren.html#propdef-float>

Assuming the latter is correct, I think a note in the errata would be
helpful.

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