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Re: [css3-exclusions] Issue 15183

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 13:31:15 -0700
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CC778EB9.160BA%stearns@adobe.com>
I have re-worded the text associated with issue 15183 in CSS Exclusions to
reflect statements made in this thread and at the San Diego face-to-face
meeting. Here is the updated text:

  The current draft provides a model for exclusions
  without a collision-avoidance model. The existing
  exclusion model in CSS uses floats, which have both
  exclusion and collision-avoidance behavior. Concerns
  have been raised that allowing exclusions without
  collision avoidance could be harmful, particularly
  with absolutely-positioned elements. Three options
  should be considered:

  1. Allow exclusions in positioning schemes with no
  collision avoidance
  2. Disallow exclusions in positioning schemes with
  no collision avoidance
  3. Define collision-avoidance behavior for positioning
  schemes without it, and use this behavior by default
  with exclusions.


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