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Re: z-ordering of column-rules

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 13:59:20 -0500
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <5A5019AD-E8D0-4ED1-90C4-5A96C9224E5C@apple.com>
I agree.  We can fix this in WebKit.


On Jun 28, 2008, at 5:14 AM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:

> See http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-multicol/#column4. The spec says  
> nothing about the z-order of column-rules relative to other rendered  
> items. It needs to, in terms of http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/ 
> zindex.html.
> For a columns element that is also a stacking context, Webkit  
> apparently paints them in step 4 or later, e.g. above negative- 
> zindex children of the columns element. My preference is for the  
> rules to be painted as part of the background of the columns  
> element, just above the actual background --- i.e., for a columns  
> element that is also a stacking context, at the end of step 2. This  
> seems a bit more logical to me. Anyway, the spec needs clarification  
> one way or another.
> Rob
> -- 
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> by his wounds we are healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray,  
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> the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah 53:5-6]
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