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RE: [CSS2.1] Flow control interop

From: Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2014 20:41:33 +0000
To: Arron Eicholz <arronei@me.com>, 'www-style list' <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1bc15f50533f4971befd4eea58d0162f@BN3PR0301MB0868.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
> IE is actually correct since the margin of the cleared element, which is the
> issue, should be maintained. There is nothing in the spec that says the margin
> of a box should be thrown out in this case. What FF/Blink/Webkit are doing is
> incorrectly throwing out the margin-top and this prevents the entire
> properties use. This is a really big issue. As an example if there is text, as is
> the common case of floats and clear, we see that all browsers are consistent
> http://jsfiddle.net/d83gt4d8/7/. This to me seems like FF/Blink/Webkit are
> buggy when there is no text or previous content before the float.

Agreed, they are inconsistent and that is why I am asking them to align on something, preferably us since we do have the consistency and spec compliance (thanks for pointing out the errata). But the important question is, is Gecko/Blink/Webkit willing to align with IE on this?

Greg
Received on Saturday, 15 November 2014 20:42:02 UTC

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