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Re: Should z-index apply to transformed elements?

From: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 08:54:47 -0700
Cc: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>, Andrew Fedoniouk <andrew.fedoniouk@live.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <D8D121DF-0D09-49C6-80D9-2C52CA2F8735@me.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
On Apr 11, 2011, at 8:42 AM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> On 4/10/11 11:53 PM, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
>> I do not understand relationship of z-index and transformed elements.
> 
> Well, neither do I!
> 
>> Why this is needed or required?
> 
> The current language in the spec led all three of the publicly available implementations I'm aware of based on that language to conclude that the spec requires z-index to be supported on transformed elements.
> 
> So either the spec meant to require this (and should say so clearly) or the spec did not mean to require this (and the current language is horribly misleading and should be fixed).
> 
> This thread is just about finding out which is the case.

My proposal is to not have z-index applied to transformed elements. I'll work with Ted to propose some new wording for the spec.

Simon
Received on Monday, 11 April 2011 15:55:59 GMT

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