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Re: [css-page-floats] clear, CSS21 values deprecated?

From: Johannes Wilm <johannes@fiduswriter.org>
Date: Sun, 8 Nov 2015 17:57:21 +0100
Message-ID: <CABkgm-SK4d=Qx6WM2GirrbGZZJVD8bUZpKtkpPeFVrgn653soQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
@Yes: I have now included both in the latest draft. It is only a brief
piece of prose so far. if we are going to to move everything about inline
floats into the same spec, then we should go through everything related to
inline floats and make sure it's all there in sufficient detail.

@Tab: Ok, I would agree. However, there are the concerns stated by Brad
that page floats should use another property and possibly have another
name, because they build on top of Exclusions.

If we do go ahead and say that this spec should cover all the different
ways of using the float property, then maybe we should call it something
else than CSS Page Floats?

On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 12:21 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 5:46 AM, Johannes Wilm <johannes@fiduswriter.org>
> wrote:
> > Also, I am somewhat unsure whether the page floats spec should cover all
> of
> > the behavior of inline floats. At least they need to be mentioned for
> some
> > things, as the property names and many of the values are the same.
>
> As part of the general policy of shifting topics out of 2.1 into
> modules, we do need a Floats module, and the Page Floats module deals
> with enough of this that it probably makes sense to include it in
> there, rather than building it off of a separate Inline Floats spec.
>
> ~TJ
>



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