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Re: 2D Transforms Update - 14 Oct 2010

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 10:15:34 +1300
Message-ID: <AANLkTimWbEtA-9HdYe-cZgmuA_-puwiCCZO-nWUYZ_Vh@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dirk Schulze <vbs85@gmx.de>
Cc: Anthony Grasso <Anthony.Grasso@cisra.canon.com.au>, "public-fx@w3.org" <public-fx@w3.org>, Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com>, "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>
On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 10:05 AM, Dirk Schulze <vbs85@gmx.de> wrote:

> Am 25.10.2010 um 22:48 schrieb Robert O'Callahan:
>
> > Maybe I'm missing something, but for "transform-origin" you don't define
> what the "bounding box" for an element in the CSS box model is. I guess from
> the CSS draft, it's "the element's CSS box" --- which is quite different in
> spirit to the SVG bounding box which "entirely encloses the element and its
> descendants". Maybe this should be noted; it's probably going to confuse
> authors. Or we could resolve the discrepancy by defining a new kind of SVG
> bounding box that only bounds the element and not its descendants, and
> defining transform-origin in terms of that.
>
> What would the new bounding box look like for containers, if we don't take
> descendants into account?
>

Yeah, good point. The SVG model, where all the visible content is at the
leaves, is just different. The spec still needs to be clarified though.

Rob
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