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Re: <br> and generated-content

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 13:30:38 -0400
Message-ID: <486BBB3E.4040403@mit.edu>
To: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Alan Gresley wrote:
> Well implementors shouldn't concern themselves with what authors might 
> do.

Uh... no.  They should.  And so should spec writers.

> If an author wants to float a <br>, I say they do that at their own 
> peril.

Fine, but the spec still needs to make it clear what happens in that 
case, and the UAs need to implement it.

> That's why I suggested float:none as a default.

It already is.  That doesn't change the above considerations.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 2 July 2008 17:45:35 GMT

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