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Re: [css3-images] Impl feedback requested - detached elements in element()

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2011 10:04:49 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=RtUCkMR-1YnMzSk7GRmm_+ibpww@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 9:59 AM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:
> On 4/28/11 8:05 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>> On 4/28/11 10:07 PM, Charles Pritchard wrote:
>>> Are CSS pixel ratio issues taken into account here?
>> I'm not quite sure what you're asking here...
> Is the content regenerated, if it can be, such as the case of an element
> rendered by scene graph and using a purely vector based model (such as
> online text with a ttf font) or is it a projection of the bitmap backing
> store which the render tree of the element generated.
> That is: when a span with a font size of 12px is used, in a scaled manner
> (transform), is it regenerated at a higher resolution, or is a low
> resolution intended, with likely artifacts from scaling.
> Is there an intention here to reflow and regenerate underlying bitmap data,
> or is the reference simply a call to redisplay an existing
> bitmap/rendering?(in reference to moz-element).

That's an implementation detail.  Ideally, vector-based graphics would
scaled properly, but it may be easier in at least some cases to just
reuse the bitmap underneath the element.

Received on Monday, 2 May 2011 17:05:36 UTC

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