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Re: flowing around both sides of a float

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2008 07:30:11 -0800
Message-Id: <77D3BCC4-3653-4667-B829-D236FC82C6C8@comcast.net>
Cc: CSS Style <www-style@w3.org>
To: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>


On Jan 3, 2008, at 1:39 AM, Philip TAYLOR wrote:

> Brad Kemper wrote:
>
> >> HTML & CSS allow you to /influence/ the
> >> design, but if you want to /control/ it
> >> you would do better to adopt a page-
> >> description language such as PDF.
> >
> > Why is it that every time I suggest that Cascading STYLE Sheets  
> be used
> > to style the page in a predictable way, some one feels a need to  
> express
> > this "love it or leave it" attitude? If you don't think that CSS  
> should
> > be able to set the visual style of the page, then maybe you would do
> > better to stick to a language that does not describe the  
> rendering of
> > the page with any precision, such as HTML without CSS.
>
> How can CSS "style the page in a predictable way"
> when the effects of the cascade are unpredictable
> to the page author ?
>
> Philip TAYLOR

Huh?
Received on Thursday, 3 January 2008 15:30:28 GMT

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