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Re: [css3-multicol] z-ordering of column-rules

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 12:41:07 -0600
Cc: robert@ocallahan.org, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <353B6399-007F-46C5-B29B-667EAFBDA369@apple.com>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
On Feb 23, 2009, at 12:29 PM, Håkon Wium Lie wrote:

> 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.
>
> Could you propose some text to this effect?
>
> -h&kon

I agree with Roc's suggestion.  We can make that change in WebKit.

dave
Received on Monday, 23 February 2009 18:41:49 GMT

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