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Re: [CSS21] 9.5.2 Effect of adjacent top margin of first in-flow child on clearance

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 19:28:05 +0100
Message-ID: <4B5F3435.4020901@moonhenge.net>
To: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Bruno Fassino wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 5:36 PM, Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net> wrote:
>> (although I think the phrase "these
>> margins" could more explicitly refer back to the margins discussed two
>> paragraphs earlier, as I now interpret it to).
> I too think that part of the difficulties in interpreting 9.5.2 point
> 2 arise from that phrase "these margins", and from the fact that it is
> followed by a bulleted list of margins not exactly matching the more
> generic "previous adjacent margins" mentioned earlier in the
> hypothetical position determination.

Indeed, and even if it were clear what "these margins" referred to, 
there is no indication in the spec of if/when the first in-flow child's 
top margin should eventually be collapsed with its parent's (the 
clear's) top margin (neither in 9.5.2 nor in 8.3.1).

Anton Prowse
Received on Tuesday, 26 January 2010 18:29:17 UTC

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