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Re: [css3-text-overflow] Question regarding float and text-overflow: ellipsis

From: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:14:13 +0200
To: "Alan Gresley" <alan@css-class.com>
Cc: "Zalan Bujtas" <zbujtas@gmail.com>, "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.wv1lhzxqbunlto@oyvinds-desktop>
On Wed, 24 Apr 2013 12:39:17 +0200, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>  

> I have change my mind. Firefox is handling what is a over constrained  
> situation correctly. The line box (with or without eclipses) has to be  
> painted over the floated input.

Just to avoid some possible confusion, the thing that overlaps the float  
is an inline box, in CSS terminology. What the spec calls a "line box"  
(and I assumed the same meaning in my mail) does not overlap the float.  
See <http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#inline-formatting>.

Øyvind Stenhaug
Opera Software ASA
Received on Wednesday, 24 April 2013 11:14:59 UTC

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