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Re: flowing around both sides of a float

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 1 Jan 2008 11:23:35 -0800
Message-Id: <11EA163F-58D2-4603-A8A8-976848C5AD34@comcast.net>
Cc: "James Elmore" <James.Elmore@cox.net>, CSS <www-style@w3.org>
To: robert@ocallahan.org

On Dec 31, 2007, at 11:56 PM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:

> On Jan 1, 2008 11:13 AM, James Elmore <James.Elmore@cox.net> wrote:
> Why limit this to 'left', right', and 'center'? Why not allow other  
> position controls. in relation not only to the current line of  
> text, but also to the current block? I listed a few desirable  
> possibilities in an earlier email to the style group. I copy some  
> of that email here.
> Yeah, I think simply adding new values like "center" is the wrong  
> way to go. If CSS is going to have new features for excluding text  
> flow, we should make those features reasonably powerful.

Sure, but its a good start. And several other attributes that take  
"left" and "right" as values also take "center", so it really seems  
like an obvious omission. 
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