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Re: CSS UI 'outline-offset'

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2004 18:12:18 -0700
Message-Id: <DC843A99-CBC4-11D8-9660-000A958E6110@apple.com>
Cc: Justin Wood <jw6057@bacon.qcc.mass.edu>, www-style@w3.org, Ada Chan <adachan@microsoft.com>
To: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>

This is how Safari 1.2 implements the outline-offset property.

dave

On Jul 1, 2004, at 5:48 PM, Tantek Çelik wrote:

>
> On 5/16/04 12:12 AM, "Justin Wood" <jw6057@bacon.qcc.mass.edu> wrote:
>
>>
>> the property 'outline-offset' should/needs to specify which 
>> "direction"
>> a positive vrs a negative value would produce..
>>
>> Common practice would dictate that a positive value make the overall
>> width of the outline larger (assuming a normal closed box).
>
> Yes, common practice, and consistent with how padding, border-width and
> margin all also work that way.
>
>> With such,
>> shall we limit outline to be fully visible on viewport, (at least up 
>> to
>> end of scrollable area?)...
>
> This aspect in particular is deliberately left up to the UA.
>
>> Yes, its in CR but this should be addressed.
>
> It seems reasonable to add an editorial clarification that positive 
> values
> of outline-offset add space between the border and the outline.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Tantek
>
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