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Re: [CSS21] Trivial editorial issues with 9.5 (Floats)

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2010 09:24:50 -0700
Message-ID: <4C5AE5D2.9020603@inkedblade.net>
To: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 10/05/2009 09:34 AM, Anton Prowse wrote:
> Some trivial editorial issues with 9.5 (Floats):[1]
>
> Issue 1:
>
> # Since a float is not in the flow, non-positioned block boxes created
> # before and after the float box flow vertically as if the float did
> # not exist.
>
> s/non-positioned/in-flow/
> (Relatively positioned boxes are not usually removed from the flow.)

Good catch. But should it be "in-flow" or "non-floating"?

> Issue 2:
>
> # However, line boxes created next to the float are shortened to make
> # room for the margin box of the float. If a shortened line box is too
> # small to contain any further content, then it is shifted downward
> # until either it fits or there are no more floats present.
>
> Delete "further"
> (No prior content is referred to.)

Prior content would be content before the float.

> Issue 3:
>
> # Any content in the current line before a floated box is reflowed in
> # the first available line on the other side of the float.
>
> When is the first available line anything other than the current line?
> If never, then s/first available/same/

If the line is forced to break, then some of the content will not be
placed in the current line.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 5 August 2010 16:58:32 GMT

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