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Re: Float overflowing behavior!

From: Sampo Syreeni <decoy@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 22:08:32 +0300 (EEST)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
cc: Vadim Plessky <lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.30.0208162206300.2392-100000@kruuna.Helsinki.FI>

On 2002-08-16, Boris Zbarsky uttered to Vadim Plessky:

>I have yet to see a "CSS layout" in which someone _wanted_ a "width:
>100%" anything; usually the present of paddings and borders makes such
>constructs overflow their parents and look ugly (except in IE/Windows).

True enough. But one still needs that for tables. As for the rest of the
discussion, using divs and spans only is just about as abominable an idea
as possible. Following that logic, we might as well send everything as
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