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

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 07:38:40 -0700
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D6D56D9F-825E-454F-B170-47B4AEDD4340@gmail.com>
To: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>

On Sep 21, 2010, at 12:31 AM, Ojan Vafai wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 2:19 AM, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com> wrote:
> Position: relative only lets you offset the boxes horizontally or vertically, so I don't think it informs on this issue. What do you expect to happen when a split <span> has a rotation transform?
>  
> I can't imagine that any web developer would expect or understand this behavior. I don't have any conception of implementation difficulty, but I would expect a split <span> with a rotation transform to rotate bases on it's bounding box.
> 

Me too.
Received on Tuesday, 21 September 2010 14:40:01 GMT

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