Re: Being clear about clear

On Wednesday, November 20, 2002, 12:38:06 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> As I understand it, it is the intention of the working group that floats
> in one "rendering context" may not affect floats in another "rendering
> context", where "rendering contexts" are formed by the root element, by
> floats, by absolutely positioned content, and by cells and captions.

Ahh, that makes a lot more sense, cheers Ian :)

> This should probably be made clearer in CSS2.1.

I do hope so :)

> > I mean. I originally found that Opera 7 beta 1 rendered the image on
> > different to IE/Gecko
> I would say Opera is correct and Gecko is wrong.

Hmmm, still doesn't answer exactly how IE/Gecko work out when to clear
and when not to. For some reason their implementations just seem to
always do exactly what I want, when I want it. Ho hum.

Tom Gilder

Received on Thursday, 21 November 2002 14:21:35 UTC