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Re: [css3-background] box-shadow and border-break

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2009 00:22:43 -0800
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <0197E6F2-8AA4-41DB-AFBD-EE038AD6BB86@gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
If a box is cut in two, due to a page break, there would be no border  
or shadow at the bottom of the first page or at the top of the next  
page. It would be as though the box had been sliced though the middle  
somewhere, so that even though it is in two pieces, it still only has  
one top and one bottom.

So and shadow visible along the right or left edge should appear  
sliced off by the same straight cut that divided the box.

The key word of "where borders would also be drawn" is "would". It  
doesn't matter if there are borders or not, since no border appears at  
the bottom of the page (where the box was divided across pages), no  
shadow should appear along that edge either.


On Jan 31, 2009, at 12:09 AM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:

> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-background/ says under box-shadow:
> If an element has multiple boxes, all of them get drop shadows, but  
> shadows are only drawn where borders would also be drawn, see  
> 'border-break'.
>
> This doesn't make any sense to me. The shadows are shadows of the  
> border-box, not shadows of the borders themselves. There's no way to  
> "not draw" a shadow on one side of the box when we're drawing a  
> shadow of the box rectangle.
>
> I suggest this sentence just be removed. If it's not removed,  
> someone please give an example of how it would be applied,  
> preferably by describing the rendering of this attached testcase.
>
> Thanks,
> Rob
> -- 
> "He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our  
> iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and  
> by his wounds we are healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray,  
> each of us has turned to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him  
> the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah 53:5-6]
>
> <test.html>
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