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Re: [CSS21] Clearance paradox

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 09:17:31 -0700
To: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090819161731.GA1617@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Thursday 2009-08-13 09:21 +0200, Anton Prowse wrote:
> I don't follow you;  if an element is not adjacent to floats, why would  
> it be considered to have clearance?  An element only has clearance  when  

Because fantasai's proposed changes in
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2009May/0186.html say
that it does:
   | Values other than 'none' introduce clearance as spacing above the
   | margin-top of an element. Clearance inhibits margin collapsing and
   | is used to push the element vertically past the float.

-David

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