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Re: [css3-backgrounds] Should a non-zero border-radius create a new stacking context ?

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 14:42:49 -0800
Message-Id: <9C2A5EF3-2220-40FC-868D-7263807AF62B@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>

On Nov 19, 2010, at 12:43 PM, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:

> Without the creation of a new stacking context, one can construct odd scenarios where a relatively positioned child is clipped to the curve while elements 
> outside its parent are layered in z-order underneath it. (see attached testcase in latest Firefox 4 Beta).

How is that any odder than the same situation where a relatively positioned child is clipped to a straight side or sharp corner. 

> It's not  clear to me why this is useful or desirable.

See this attached case, where the sharp-cornered clipping seems inexplicable to someone who doesn't know the mechanics of why it's happening.
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