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Re: [css3-writing-modes] recent edits

From: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 04:07:20 +1100
Message-ID: <4CE40BC8.70802@css-class.com>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style@w3.org
On 13/11/2010 5:05 AM, Alan Gresley wrote:

> That would work much better if some of those block were floating but as
> the spec stands now, this can not happen. There are two consequences of
> a BFC.
>
> 1. The border box of a BFC can not overlap floats in the same BFC.
> 2. The margin box of a float must be fully contained by nearest ancestor
> that establishes a BFC.

With the right mixture of floats and writing-mode you can get the 
opposite of what is seen with a BFC. This opposite is a complete 
overlapping of floats. Both IE8 and IE9 show buggy behavior with this test.

<http://css-class.com/test/temp/writing-mode-float2.htm>


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