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Re: Being clear about clear

From: Tom Gilder <tom@tom.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 02:13:26 +0000
Message-ID: <192765155.20021120021326@tom.me.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

On Tuesday, November 19, 2002, 10:55:11 PM, I wrote:
> So which should it be? Just adjacent boxes or all previous floating
> boxes? From my tests, both IE6 and Gecko only clear adjacent boxes. Opera
> sometimes does and sometimes doesn't.

Hmm, actually, this doesn't appear to be quite true.

But I can't work out exactly how IE and Gecko work out when to clear
and when not to. And I'm just all confused now :/

Has anyone been able to document exactly how these browsers work out
when and when not to clear elements?

Tom Gilder
Received on Tuesday, 19 November 2002 21:13:30 UTC

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