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Re: align property

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 20:35:42 -0800
Cc: Bruno Podvezanec <bruno5544@gmail.com>, Mark Kenny <beingmrkenny@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Jan 26, 2011, at 5:17 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 5:12 PM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 26, 2011, at 3:54 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> not about a centered element also being floated.  That would be
>>> trivial to resolve.  It's about floats elsewhere in the document that
>>> can have effects elsewhere.
>> True, but implementors have had to decide already what happens when a <center>'ed item is affected by a float. I wouldn't mind improving the interop of that by having something like 'center { display:block; block-align: center top; }' in the UA style sheet, and then let's nail down the less obvious effects of that in a block-align spec.
> You're welcome to figure out the behavior you want and spec it.  ^_^
> I'm not interested in doing that right now.

I thought we were talking about the value of the concept, not about who was going to write the spec. 
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