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Re: Being clear about clear

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@fas.harvard.edu>
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 22:40:25 -0500
To: Tom Gilder <tom@tom.me.uk>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20021119224025.A10885@is03.fas.harvard.edu>

On Tuesday 2002-11-19 22:55 +0000, Tom Gilder 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.

Could you explain what you mean by adjacency?  It might help to give one
of your tests as an example.  (Do you mean that it only clears blocks
from floats that are floating from the same normal flow that contains
the block?)


L. David Baron        <URL: http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~dbaron/ >
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