> On 31 Oct 2014, at 01:13, Andreas Wagner <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Dear all,
> * Sebastian Rahtz dixit [2014-10-29 13:32]:
>> f) split the <span (and any ancestor <span>) in two, insert the <div>, and restart the <span>
> Taking the risk of making a fool of myself: What is the argument against (f) again?
apart from the very real semantic problems which Stuart gives (which I think are acceptable if processsing a <pb/> like this,
but not otherwise. try this
<p>I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, <span
style="font-style:italic">to raise the Ghost</span><div
style="float:right">a phantom</div> <span
Idea</span>, which shall not put my readers out of humour with
themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me. May
it haunt their houses pleasantly, and no one wish to lay
you’ll see that though the inner <div> floats OK, the italic span has a line break
in the middle. This renders the technique useless, sadly.