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Re: Shadows vs. layout

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2009 13:45:35 -0700
Message-ID: <4A774C6F.3020300@inkedblade.net>
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Brad Kemper wrote:
> 
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On Aug 3, 2009, at 1:08 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> 
>> I'm not sure about border-image outside the border area, whether that 
>> should
>> trigger scrolling or not. I'm leaning towards leaving the standard 
>> behavior.
>> But shadows definitely should not trigger scrolling.
> 
> I don't have the link handy, but in that write-up I did a while back 
> explaining how the border-images should not take up space, I think many 
> of the use cases and examples I gave would not work well at all if they 
> pushed container dimensions to the right and bottom. A central idea was 
> that page geometry would be the same with or without the border-image.

Well, yes, the outset shouldn't affect layout. But whether it should
trigger overflow is another issue.

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 3 August 2009 21:46:15 GMT

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