Re: [css3-writing-modes] recent edits

On 13/11/2010 5:05 AM, Alan Gresley wrote:

> That would work much better if some of those block were floating but as
> the spec stands now, this can not happen. There are two consequences of
> a BFC.
> 1. The border box of a BFC can not overlap floats in the same BFC.
> 2. The margin box of a float must be fully contained by nearest ancestor
> that establishes a BFC.

With the right mixture of floats and writing-mode you can get the 
opposite of what is seen with a BFC. This opposite is a complete 
overlapping of floats. Both IE8 and IE9 show buggy behavior with this test.



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Received on Wednesday, 17 November 2010 17:07:53 UTC