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Re: [Backgrounds/Borders] Request to remove no-clip value from background-clip

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 18:43:27 -0700
Message-Id: <BE147340-7E8F-4712-B638-20ECEE7C50E3@gmail.com>
To: "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>
Cc: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>

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On Mar 25, 2009, at 6:32 PM, "Robert O'Callahan"  
<robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 7:48 AM, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com> wrote:
> I'd like to request that the value of no-clip on background-clip be  
> dropped from the backgrounds/borders draft.  The behavior seems  
> somewhat arbitrary to me, and it can create some really bizarre  
> visual overflow situations.  I'd love to see a use case for it, as  
> implementing this value is going to be rather complicated....  
> allowing boxes to have visual overflow as a result of background  
> images is a step I don't want to take unless there's a really  
> compelling reason to do so.
> I completely agree and I think dbaron does too.
> Rob

Wouldn't it be useful in case where you had, say, a logo watermark  
image centered behind a paragraph, and you didn't want it to be  
clipped or resized if the text was not enough lines to ensure  
otherwise, and you didn't want the paragraph to have a min-height? 
Received on Thursday, 26 March 2009 01:44:25 UTC

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