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Re: Additional value for the visibility property

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 08:29:59 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600807091329r144ab942p9a89362e7805ac38@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Andrew Fedoniouk" <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: "Ph. Wittenbergh" <jk7r-obt@asahi-net.or.jp>, "W3C Style List" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 6:26 AM, Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
wrote:

> In this case we shall define something like "rendering is undefined" for
> the case when transparent element has not in-flow children.
>

Making rendering "undefined" is unacceptable when there's a perfectly
reasonable alternative.

You can try to write a spec for exactly what Opera does, but you'll find
it's significantly more complicated than just creating a stacking context
for the element with 'opacity'. Which is why I would argue that Opera's
behaviour is actually *not* more natural.

Rob
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