> > > display: block.
> > > http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#dis-pos-flo
> > That table is about "computed value", what I quoted was related to a
> > "declaration" (at least that's the way I read it):
> > In my rule, the float is styled with "display:inline" and I expect it
> to be
> > a flow Root.
> > Is the above assumption correct or wrong?
> The point is that you can't have something that is both floated and
> inline. Since your element is floated, that over-rules the
> display:inline and it has display: block in spite of you.
> So it would be able to be a flow root since it's display isn't inline.
As I said earlier, my issue is about how it is *worded*, not about how
One more time:
"Note that an element with 'display: inline' therefore cannot be a flow
English is not my native language so it may be the problem here, but the way
I read the above is that if you apply "display:inline" to an element, it
cannot be a flow Root.
Forget the fact that it is "over-ruled", that the computed value is
something else, just look at that sentence and tells me what should be
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