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Re: flowing around both sides of a float

From: James Elmore <James.Elmore@cox.net>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 08:08:33 -0800
Message-Id: <D694D1EB-D365-4C7A-9603-2FA18ABD40EA@cox.net>
To: John Oyler <johnoyler.css@gmail.com>, CSS <www-style@w3.org>

On Jan 4, 2008, at 6:37 AM, John Oyler wrote:
> I do not mean to extend in duration what might turn into a flame  
> war, but are you saying that CSS is now feature complete, and it  
> only remains to polish the rough edges?
> CSS should be a long length of rope, more than enough to hang  
> yourself with, in my own opinion. If the advanced features of it  
> turn it into a page description language, so be it. It'd still be  
> superior to PDF in several ways. Html is many things, and  
> documentation is only one of them.
> If there are real examples in typography of centered floats, then  
> it seems only reasonable that CSS might allow the same. If it were  
> impossible or difficult to implement, this would be a valid reason  
> for keeping it out of the spec. But if that (or some other  
> pragmatic reason) is not the case, then it would be a mistake to  
> keep it out.
> John O.

Yes! Can we get back to CSS now? Please?

James Elmore
Received on Friday, 4 January 2008 16:08:44 UTC

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