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Re: [CSS2.1] Clarifying 8.3.1 Collapsing Margins

From: Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 12:32:45 -0700
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To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Cc: "fantasai" <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>

Le Mer 18 août 2010 1:11, fantasai a écrit :
> This is for CSS2.1 Issue 159
>    http://wiki.csswg.org/spec/css2.1#issue-159
> triggered by this email
>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Feb/0015.html
>
> This is version 2.


[snipped]


>   |       - bottom margin of a last in-flow child and bottom margin
>   |         of its parent iff the parent has 'auto' height


s/iff/if/

[snipped]


>   |   * If the top and bottom margins of an element with clearance are
>   |     adjoining, its margins collapse with the adjoining margins of
>   |     subsequent siblings but that resulting margin does not collapse
>   |     with the bottom margin of the parent block.


s/subsequent/following/

see
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Aug/0183.html

[snipped]


>   |   * The bottom margin of an in-flow block element with a
>   |     'height' of 'auto' collapses with its last in-flow block-level
>   |     child's bottom margin if the element has no bottom padding or
>   |     border.


I'm risking this suggestion here:

s/no bottom padding or border/no bottom padding and no bottom border/

just to eliminate a potential source of confusion, just to eliminate an
hesitation in the mind.


regards, Gérard
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