Frank Mittelbach schrieb:

> true. a generalization of all three would then be to allow to specify
> a position o the page and a relative position within the area. Then 
> top/bottom/center would be cases of this.

What about an option determining if the relative position applies to the
whole float area or to a particular float within that area.

A use-case is to place the bottom of the top-most float in a float area
at a specific location, independent from its height.

Best regards,
Stephan Hennig