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Re: Clarification needed for inline boxes containing block boxes

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 09:58:46 -0500
Message-ID: <49A6AE26.4090603@mit.edu>
To: Masataka Yakura <myakura.web@gmail.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Masataka Yakura wrote:
> I see it differently, like:
> 
> [    aaa
> bbb
>     ]

That's exactly what I see in Opera, yes.

> that's true that span cannot contain block elements (like div) inside,

In practice, it can in all major modern browsers.  I could have used 
spans throughout with explicit display styling, but wanted to keep the 
data: URI length down for better readability.

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 26 February 2009 14:59:38 GMT

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