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Re: Proposal for "overflow:clip" for stronger painting isolation

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:35:04 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDD=9Am-7_naZAJLvDfMqggMcN3TrsQTA7Ko6p67ek7tEg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bruno Racineux <bruno@hexanet.net>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 2:23 PM, Bruno Racineux <bruno@hexanet.net> wrote:
> Does this proposal address "clearing the float" at all?
>
> I would be ideal is there was a native solution for this by now, rather
> than the 'clearfix' hacks.
>
> And while 'overflow:hidden' helps, it's not a comprehensive solution to
> clear-fixing.

This is basically a more powerful/comprehensive overflow:hidden, so it
addresses float clearing as well as overflow:hidden does.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 17 October 2013 21:35:51 UTC

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