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Re: Proposal for overflow painting order

From: Benjamin <benjo316@hotpop.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 12:33:57 -0600
Message-ID: <421e3c790902051033s3683c1d5hf1dbab3920363434@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>, "www-style@w3.org List" <www-style@w3.org>, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 12:07 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> I'm not an expert on the overflow painting rules, but the current UA
> default behavior makes sense to me, and more importantly, *can't be
> reproduced easily through other methods.*.  On the other hand, putting
> it unilaterally over or under the overlapping content can be easily
> done through z-index.  It's not an absolutely ideal solution, but
> it'll work for the vast majority of cases, and is very simple.
I'm not sure why, but as shown by the attached html, simply using z-index
does not seem to create the desired effect. I cannot get the first div over
the second, and I cannot get the fourth div over the fifth; even if I
specify a z-index on all six divs, it still does not work.

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