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Re: [CSS21] Floats, overflow: hidden, BFCs and margins

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2012 13:11:32 +0200
Message-ID: <4FBA22E4.9060101@moonhenge.net>
To: W3C www-style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
CC: www-style@gtalbot.org
On 24/02/2012 20:35, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
> Le Lun 20 février 2012 6:24, Anton Prowse a écrit :
>> On 20/02/2012 01:14, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
>>
>>> Margins and block formating contexts
>>> http://www.gtalbot.org/BrowserBugsSection/css21testsuite/marges-contexte-formatage.html
>
>> The behaviour of Tests 1 and 2 as regards the left margin of the
>> non-floated BFC, and Tests 4 and 5 as regards the right margin of the
>> non-floated BFC, is undefined in CSS21:
>>
>>     # The border box of a table, a block-level replaced element, or an
>>     # element in the normal flow that establishes a new block formatting
>>     # context (such as an element with 'overflow' other than 'visible')
>>     # must not overlap the margin box of any floats in the same block
>>     # formatting context as the element itself.
>>
>> Note how the spec says nothing about how to handle the float-facing
>> margin of the non-floated BFC.
>
> I've filed
>
> Bug 16113 - How horizontal margins of a BFC block adjacent to a floated
> block should be rendered
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=16113

Gérard, I doubt there's any appetite to work on this as part of the 
CSS21 errata effort.  I propose marking this bug as wontfix and pushing 
the issue to CSS3, which was always Bert's intention if I understand 
correctly.

Cheers,
Anton Prowse
http://dev.moonhenge.net
Received on Monday, 21 May 2012 11:12:28 GMT

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