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RE: canvas origin?

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2011 20:22:45 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Jack Smiley <zxcv_890@hotmail.com>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E2ABFB9D6@TK5EX14MBXC113.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
[Tab Atkins:]
> >> That was rather careless.  How about: ...if it had position:static
> >> and non-auto margin-left, in ltr mode; and in rtl mode it's the
> >> top-right corners and margin-right that we consider.
> >>
> >> > This should probably be made a little clearer in the spec.
> >>
> > I'm interested in understanding why the canvas origin needs to be
> > defined to change with direction. What properties depend on this switch
> ?
> 
> If the ICB is wider than the viewport, the excess has to overflow the
> viewport in one direction or another.  You want it to overflow to the
> right in ltr, and to the left in rtl.

Check. It's the overflow origin, really. Thanks.
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