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Re: Expected behavior of background-clip property on the html element?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 23:20:47 -0800
Message-ID: <4D2D564F.505@inkedblade.net>
To: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
CC: Cathy.Chan@nokia.com, www-style@w3.org
On 01/11/2011 11:03 PM, Alan Gresley wrote:
> On 12/01/2011 5:13 PM, fantasai wrote:
>> The spec says:
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-background/#background-clip
>>
>> # background-clip ... determines the <dfn>background painting area</dfn>.
>> # ...
>> # Note that the root element has a different background painting area.
>> # See “The backgrounds of special elements.”
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-background/#special-backgrounds
>>
>> # The background of the root element becomes the background of the canvas
>> # and its <em>background painting area</em> extends to cover the entire
>> # canvas
>>
>> Exactly what is not clear?
>
> Interesting how this is implemented. I ask you what browser handles this correct?

Given the above-quoted spec text, the entire canvas, aside from the blue dots
of the html border and the white background of the body box which is just
high enough to contain the word "test", should be gray.

I fail to understand why this is not clear from the spec. Perhaps you can
walk me through an interpretation of the spec that gets you a different
answer?

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 12 January 2011 07:21:27 GMT

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