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Re: Positioned floated inline

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 02:19:39 -0400
Message-ID: <4132C6FB.7040206@mit.edu>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:

> Yes. ("But rather than actually calculating the dimensions of that 
> hypothetical box, user agents are free to make a guess at its probable 
> position.")
> 
> And even more complicated if some of those were positioned too...

May I ask why this complicated requirement is being made?  Would it not 
make more sense to consider the position with "float" fixed up to "none" 
as required for absolutely positioned content?  Are there use cases for 
the more complicated rendering currently required by the spec?

-Boris
Received on Monday, 30 August 2004 06:17:00 GMT

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