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RE: [CSS21] contradiction on computed value of 'float'

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 02:25:59 +0000
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3C4041FF83E1E04A986B6DC50F01782903341E54@TK5EX14MBXC296.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>

[L. David Baron:]
> 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#propdef-float says that the
> computed value of 'float' is as specified.
> 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#dis-pos-flo , step 2, says that if
> 'position' is 'absolute' or 'fixed', then the computed value of 'float' is
> forced to 'none'.
> 
> These statements contradict each other.  I believe the second one is what
> was intended, and we missed this when we introduced the "Computed value:"
> lines.
> 
> A testcase is attached.  Gecko and Opera agree with my assessment; WebKit
> does not.
> 
IE9 and IE10 also do not.
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