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Re: [CSS21] Question on section 9.5.1 Positioning float: error in sentence

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Mon, 02 Jan 2012 17:46:23 +0100
Message-ID: <4F01DF5F.9060207@moonhenge.net>
To: www-style@gtalbot.org, W3C www-style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
On 27/11/2011 18:46, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
> Le Dim 27 novembre 2011 6:46, Anton Prowse a écrit :
>> On 08/11/2011 18:20, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
>>> Le Mar 8 novembre 2011 5:24, Anton Prowse a écrit :
>>>> On 08/11/2011 01:55, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
>>>>> I've read the following sentence at least 20 times and I think there's
>>>>> several small mistakes which can compromise comprehension.
>>>>>
>>>>> "
>>>>> But in CSS 2.1, if, within the block formatting context, there is an
>>>>> in-flow negative vertical margin such that the float's position is
>>>>> above
>>>>> the position it would be at were all such negative margins set to
>>>>> zero,
>>>>> the position of the float is undefined.
>>>>> "
>>>>> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#floats
[snip]

>> I agree with you that the sentence doesn't work, editorially speaking.

Gérard, I've tracked this issue at 
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=15389

Cheers,
Anton Prowse
http://dev.moonhenge.net
Received on Monday, 2 January 2012 16:46:56 GMT

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