Re: [CSS21] empty inline elements

The CSS WG decided as follows on Anne van Kesteren's comment[1] about 
empty inline elements sometimes not being rendered by legacy browsers:

  - Add to 9.4.2:

    Line boxes that contain no text, no preserved white space, no inline
    elements with non-zero margins, padding, or borders, and no other
    in-flow content (such as images, inline blocks or inline tables),
    and don't end with a line feed must be treated as zero-height line
    boxes. For the purposes of margin collapsing, this line box must be


(For reference, this is issue 11 in the forthcoming "Disposition of 

For the CSS WG,

  Bert Bos                                ( W 3 C )                               W3C/ERCIM                             2004 Rt des Lucioles / BP 93
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Received on Monday, 16 April 2007 16:54:13 UTC