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Re: [CSS21] float rules when interacting with floats outside containing block

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2009 19:27:32 -0600
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-id: <EC41A804-D517-4C0F-B656-070910B702DE@apple.com>
To: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>

On Feb 2, 2009, at 2:55 PM, Anton Prowse wrote:

> Note however that if the preceding floats even partly intersect the  
> content area of the containing block of the new float, all the  
> rules /are/ applied in all browsers mentioned except Safari which  
> applies all the float rules but not the BFC rule. (And except IE7,  
> which cannot allow the containing block to overlap the preceding  
> floats due to its hasLayout model.)

Can you show me a test case?  This may be fixed in the latest WebKit,  
but I want to make sure.

Received on Tuesday, 3 February 2009 01:28:14 UTC

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