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Re: Making the 'float' property more versatile

From: Hans Meiser <brille1@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 19:19:09 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <Sea2-F38KPc99ir3wSi00022a44@hotmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org



>From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
>To: Hans Meiser <brille1@hotmail.com>
>CC: www-style@w3.org
>Subject: Re: Making the 'float' property more versatile
>Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 10:26:24 -0500
>
>Hans Meiser wrote:
>>As far as I can see there is no such value like 'inline-block' in the CSS2 
>>specification.
>
>Nor are the values of "float" that you suggest.  The point is that there is 
>already a proposal for doing exactly what you want, one that's been 
>discussed at great length and is a lot less hackish than using "float".
>
>-Boris
>

Thanks for enlighting me. I didn't know you apparently had been proposing 
using 'display: inline-block' for this purpose. Otherwise I would have used 
that option in the first place, of course... I apologize for my ignorance.

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