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Re: [CSSOM] Interaction of getBoundingClientRect/getClientRects with transforms

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 09:30:17 -0400
Message-ID: <4C7D03E9.3020405@mit.edu>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 8/31/10 9:13 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Bounding box is what we do for SVG so we should do that here too.

So for each box generated by the element, return the coordinates of its 
bounding box?  Think this:

   <span id="transformed-span">Some<br>text</span>

> Ideally the definition of "border box" in CSS reflects this behavior or
> CSS gets a different kind of "border box" that reflects this behavior
> and CSSOM View is updated to use that.

That would need to happen in the transforms spec, I assume.

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 31 August 2010 13:30:50 GMT

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