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Re: Shadows vs. layout

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2009 14:54:23 -0400
Message-ID: <4A77325F.3040107@mit.edu>
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
David Hyatt wrote:
> You're saying the engine has to track shadows as visual overflow for the purposes of 
> accurate container repainting, but then somehow track a completely 
> second set of visual overflow numbers that exclude shadows just to 
> ensure that you don't include shadow overflow when scrolling?

Basically.

Note that Gecko is planning to do just that; it's needed anyway to deal 
with fonts where glyphs don't fit inside their claimed bounding box 
(unless you think that that situation should also trigger scrollbars, 
basically any time you have justified text in such a font and such a 
glyph at end of line?).

-Boris
Received on Monday, 3 August 2009 18:55:18 GMT

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