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[css-page-floats] The 'clear' values are backwards

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2016 13:36:36 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDywGHwcWbuKu=OcNnRkVGLVxiABYH3LXbzd1nkvyqJVw@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
The page-float 'clear' values (block-start/end, and ones that act like
that) are defined backwards - as written, they prevent *further*
page-floats in the same position.  That's not how clear works in other
contexts - 'clear' indicates that the element wants to move if *it*
isn't the first in that direction.

So "clear: block-start;" should be defined as making the page float in
question move to the next appropriate fragment if it's not the first
float in that position.

~TJ and fantasai
Received on Friday, 22 January 2016 21:37:22 UTC

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