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[Bug 18344] Appendix E imprecise about background propagation to canvas

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--- Comment #2 from Anton P <antonsforums@yahoo.co.uk> 2012-07-20 15:18:36 UTC ---
Proposal A:

In E.2, prepend the following existing prose:

   # The painting order for the descendants of an element generating a
   # stacking context (see the 'z-index' property) is:
   # 1. If the element is a root element:
   #    1. background color of element over the entire canvas.
   #    2. background image of element, over the entire canvas, anchored
   #       at the origin that would be used if it was painted for the
   #       root element.


   | The background color and image of a child element of a root
   | element is sometimes painted over the entire canvas instead of that
   | of the root element itself.  This happens _in some situations with
   | HTML and XHTML documents_<link to 14.2>.  When this happens, no
   | background is painted for that child element.  User agents must
   | apply these rules instead of the ones below whenever the
   | latter concern the elements and backgrounds in question.

In E.3 (Notes), delete:

   # The background of the root element is only painted once, over the
   # whole canvas.

Note: the editorial device used in this proposal (that of explicitly 
discussing background propagation prior to the painting order algorithm 
whilst leaving the algorithm written in a manner which focuses the more 
typical general case) is deliberate, since it aids the proposal for Bug 17782.

Proposal: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012Jul/0478.html

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