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Re: The Unwanted Effect of XBL Shadow DOM Elements on Layout

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2011 11:45:22 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTikLmxZB=snZV8xTYdZsBVrhoLTwsg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 11:13 AM, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au> wrote:
> On 2011-04-07 16:52, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>>
>> For this, one solution we came up with was a new value for 'display'
>> that means to not generate a layout box for the element, but to still
>> render the child content within as if the element itself wasn't there.
>>
>> display: transparent;
>
> Apparently some people are confused by the use of the term transparent.
>  Something like 'no-box' might be better.

'transparent' tracks perfectly with the HTML concept of a
'transparent' content model, which is why I liked it so much.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 7 April 2011 18:46:10 GMT

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