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Re: Issue 158 proposed text

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 08:34:06 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTikyUHtD3jzzyl_8oSlG98iuv-6ep9KsB1ykmRnC@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bruno Fassino <fassino@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 8:29 AM, Bruno Fassino <fassino@gmail.com> wrote:
> Fine!  So you agree to exclude from the computation of the
> hypothetical position the margins of following siblings, don't you?

Yeah.  Following siblings can only collapse margins with the bottom
margin of the clearing element, so if that can't collapse with the top
margin, neither can they.

> And of course this exception is just for the hypothetical position
> computation. After that, if clearance has been deemed necessary it
> determines the position of the clearing element's top border edge, and
> then collapsing with "following" margins still occurs (but it cannot
> affect the top border edge anymore). True? (The only remaining
> exception is the collapsing with the parent block's bottom margin,
> explicitly mentioned at 8.3.1).

Yes, exactly.

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