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Re: [css3-images] Element() corner-cases

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2011 15:14:00 -0700
Message-ID: <4E405FA8.6040401@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 08/08/2011 12:36 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> All right, I've rewritten the element() section:
> <http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-images/#element-reference>.  Please let
> me know if I've made any mistakes.
>
> * Transforms on the element are now ignored
> * The size of the image is now the "bounding box" of the element (do I
> need to be more specific?  If so, how?)
> * Pages are adjoined when calculating the size/appearance of elements
> broken across pages.

Use the term "page content area" when specifying what to concatenate,
since that excludes the page borders/padding/margins.

> * defined a general notion of "paint source" which SVG and HTML can
> use for elements that don't need to be rendered to be used as an image
> (<linearGradient>,<img>, etc.)

I'm not sure that <img> etc. from HTML should be considered "paint sources"
rather than just handled as regular elements... why do you want to do this?

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 8 August 2011 22:14:39 GMT

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