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Re: <br> and generated-content

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 23:50:04 -0400
Message-ID: <486C4C6C.7080908@mit.edu>
To: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

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

That's correct, since just treating it as a non-replaced block means 
that floating it will do absolutely nothing in the way of line-breaking.

> 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?

That's the question I was asking, yes.

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