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Re: [css3-images] Editorial: "Bounding box"

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2012 10:25:15 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAeH1R4JtMPeb_P-PVKAyx_Og=CA--mGAXpTkhSFFHiFA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Arne Storset <lstorset@opera.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 6:29 AM, Leif Arne Storset <lstorset@opera.com> wrote:
> I reviewed CSS3 Image Values and found no major issues. I did find some
> minor or editorial issues. Here is the first:
>
> Under 3.3 element(), in the sections labelled "Otherwise":
>
> | The function represents an image with width and height equal to the
> | bounding box of the referenced element.
>
> [plus several more mentions of "bounding box"]
>
> "Bounding box" is not defined in this spec or in CSS 2.1. In other
> contexts, the term "bounding box" often refers to the total painted
> area for an element, including shadows and overflow. I suspect
> "border box" is what is meant, since shadows and some border images are
> excluded.

Yes, I did indeed mean "border box".  Fixed and logged as issue 3.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 1 February 2012 18:26:03 GMT

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