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[whatwg] Fullscreen CSS

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 16:10:57 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAzZti_tBFPSWfT0mP-kdZnc0w+ecg9o6=-7ebt6jPCyw@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 3:46 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 12:38 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hm, why would it require stacking-level changes? ?One obvious way to
>> get it to act "correctly" is to make it wrap around the element, like
>> the old ::outside pseudo-element proposal. ?Then it's trivial.
>
> The CP says "The dialog and its cover, taken together, are siblings within a
> new stacking context which is placed above all other stacking contexts."
> This seems like something new in CSS.

Oh, whoops, indeed.  Sorry about that, I forgot the CP worked like
that.  Yeah, I guess we *would* need some changes to the stacking
algorithm. :/  Some thought needs to go into how much of this should
be expressed in author-usable CSS and how much should be "magic".

~TJ
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