> As to "why," because it works. The reason is exactly the one you gave
> in the next paragraph. If we could depend on any particular column
> longest, or on min-height, then we would have a number of other
Sure ... but as far as I can tell, one "real" column with two floated
columns would also work.
And you don't need all 3 to be floats to solve the footer situation ...
because if either of the 2 floated columns are longest, the "clear"
would take care of it ... and if the "real" column is longest, the
footer would just come naturally.
This seems like the "natural" way to do it, which is why I don't
understand why every example on the Net involves 3 floats. That's why
I'm asking. I'm just trying to figure out if I'm missing any particular
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