Text-align should not affect horizontal formatting of <hr> while margin-left should in Internet Explorer 8

Actual (live) results in your browser:

This green horizontal rule should be on the left


This orange horizontal rule should be aligned according to the default alignment (usually center) for <hr>


Expected results (screenshot 910px width, 72px height):

This orange horizontal rule should be aligned according to the default alignment (usually center) for <hr>


Firefox 2.0.0.8, Firefox 3.0.5, Safari 3.0.3, Konqueror 3.5.2, Konqueror 4.1.3, Seamonkey 1.x, Seamonkey 2.x, K-meleon 1.x, Epiphany 2.20, NS 7.0, NS 7.2, Hv3 TKHTML alpha 16, Amaya 9.55 all pass both of these tests.

This bug has been reported at connect's IE beta feedback as bug 408027. This bug has been closed by the IE team and will not be fixed for the release of IE 8 final.

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