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Re: [css-regions] responsive and semantic use of named flows

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2014 03:41:34 +0000
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CF09C2A3.17A40%stearns@adobe.com>
On 1/25/14, 7:15 PM, "Brad Kemper" <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:

>
>> On Jan 25, 2014, at 12:50 PM, "Robert O'Callahan"
>><robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
>> 
>> For example, a simple variation on your use-case would be to have the
>><aside> take up less than the full width of the body, and allow article
>>text to flow to the right of it. Then it's obviously a float and your
>>region approach won't work.
>
>Wouldn't you just add 'aside { float: left; }' to Alan's code? (And maybe
>some width too?)

No, because regions are block formatting contexts. There are ways to
accomplish this with a third region, but it’s not very elegant. I think
the best way to solve this particular case is with an exclusion, but a
paged float could also work.

Thanks,

Alan

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