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Re: Transforms and z-index (Was: [CSSWG] Minutes and Resolutions 2011-04-20)

From: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2011 16:45:08 +1000
Message-ID: <4DB123F4.2080904@css-class.com>
To: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
CC: Philippe Wittenbergh <ph.wittenbergh@l-c-n.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 22/04/2011 3:16 PM, Simon Fraser wrote:
> On Apr 21, 2011, at 8:28 PM, Philippe Wittenbergh wrote:
>> On Apr 22, 2011, at 12:05 PM, Simon Fraser wrote:

>>> I don't think this changes the fact that z-index should not apply to a transformed
>>> element (just as 'left' and 'top' do not apply), but I wanted to mention it in case
>>> someone disagrees.
>> I was going to note that  (with an absolute pos. child of a transform). But you confuse me. In all UA I've tested (Gecko 1.9.2+, Webkit nightly, Opera 11.10), 'left' and 'top' are applied to the AP child of a transform.
> I think you misunderstand. Those still work. I'm saying that 'left' and 'top'
> don't apply to a statically positioned, transformed element.
> Simon


What is a statically positioned transformed element?

Do you mean an element with position static that has non been 
transformed but when transformation happens, it becomes position relative?

Alan Gresley
Received on Friday, 22 April 2011 06:45:36 UTC

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