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Re: [css-multicol] Overflowing floats issue

From: Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 12:13:52 +0100
Message-ID: <517E55F0.2060202@gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 29/4/13 11:50, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 8:11 AM, Fran├žois REMY
> <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com <mailto:francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>>
> wrote:
>
>     Halas, the rendering I would like to see is to be seen in none of
>     the considered browsers (but IE's rendering would satisfy me; the
>     webkit rendering is clearly an artifact of their "one flow, multiple
>     clipped rendering" implementation). Just for the record, I would
>     prefer the image to be sent to the next page and none of text after
>     the img tag to be rendered on the first column. The reason I want
>     this is to make sure I can draw a logical DOM split between the
>     columns. If the image is sent to the next column, I think no text
>     that follows the image should be visible in the column.
>
>     Any comments?
>
>
> In Gecko we deliberately do what you don't want --- pull content from
> after the float before the float, when we've moved the float to the next
> column. If we do it your way, you can end up with a lot of wasted space.

Indeed. To my mind, one of the key points of a "floating" image is that 
it allows this to happen.

JK
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