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Enclosing floats (Was: Re: [css3-multicol] should spanner margins collapse?)

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2011 13:14:34 +0100
Message-ID: <4EDA12AA.202@moonhenge.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
CC: Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>
On 29/11/2011 13:11, Florian Rivoal wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Nov 2011 15:19:24 +0100, Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
> wrote:
>
>>> It would also mean
>>> that floaters that extend beyond the boundaries of the spanning
>>> element will affect the following spanning element's content...
>>
>> This is true... but that's the case with consecutive headings that
>> contain a float in the normal block formatting model anyhow.
>
> Also, should that not be the desired behavior, it can be turned off using
> overflow:hidden. I am not sure it could be manually turned on if we chose
> proposition B instead.

(overflow:auto, please!  Or better still, "easyclearing".  Curse the 
overflow:hidden meme!)
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