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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 19:33:12 -0700
Message-Id: <D206227C-33E7-4DF7-AE75-7ED0AA1D3B73@gmail.com>
To: "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>
Cc: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
On Mar 25, 2009, at 7:18 PM, "Robert O'Callahan"  
<robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 2:43 PM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>  
> wrote:
> 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?
>
> You could use something like this:
> p {
>   position:relative;
>   z-index:0;
> }
> p::before {
>   position:absolute;
>   z-index:-1;
>   content:url(logo.png);
>   left:0;
>   right:0;
>   width:256px;
>   margin-left:auto;
>   margin-right:auto;
> }
>
> Rob

Yeah, I guess so. Kind of complicated and less intuitive for authors.  
More complicated for implementors otherwise. 
Received on Thursday, 26 March 2009 02:34:05 GMT

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