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Re: [CSS21] Clearance error - hypothetical border edge should be actual border edge (Was: Re: [css2.1] Issue 158 and Issue 178 Resolution)

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 2010 10:18:27 -0700
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Bruno Fassino <fassino@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <766CE633-C9FA-47C7-A0A3-C65D970BD6E7@gmail.com>
To: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>

On Aug 15, 2010, at 1:16 AM, Anton Prowse wrote:

> Secondly, we note the "hypothetical top border edge position" described
> in the first paragraph is merely the position of a hypothetical non-zero
> top border.  It's hypothetical in the sense that the clearing element
> may not actually have a non-zero top border; it's the position where
> such a border would be if it had one.  Of course, if it really does have
> one, then the hypothetical edge is the real edge, and the position of
> the two is the same.

Can't you skip this part and just refer to the "top edge of the border-box"? The border-box is well defined, with or without an actual non-zero border.
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