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Re: FAQ - two columns using CSS

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 21:46:54 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200202152146.g1FLksU00775@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> .main { float:right ; width:75%}
> .nav { background-color: gold }

I'd have the following concerns about this:

- I believe implementation of floats in browsers is weak, although
  maybe the broken ones don't recognize it in CSS at all;

- this is very presentationalist - it is using a float for the part
  that is not logically a float - the navigation pane is closer to a
  true float;

- as already pointed out, .nav is full width and simply overload by
  the float.  If the main text is small, the navigation bar will escape
  under its bottom.
Received on Friday, 15 February 2002 18:40:01 UTC

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