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Re: <br> and generated-content

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 20:36:52 -0700
Cc: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <37449AAD-3B65-4C06-BC9D-316393EBBBC7@comcast.net>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>

On Jul 2, 2008, at 10:25 AM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> Alan Gresley wrote:
>> Boris, why would an author bother floating a <br> element?
> I have no idea.  I can just guarantee that some of them will, given  
> past experience with what authors do.  And when they do it, I want  
> to make sure that my UA renders that page "as expected".
> -Boris

So, it wasn't just a retorical question? You want to know what the  
"expected behavior" is if an author floats a BR?

What is it now? That would be a good starting place. What happens in  
the various UAs if you make it display:block and give it some height  
and width and float?
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