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Re: [css3-regions] regions forming stacking contexts

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2012 14:03:54 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLbRuzJjYt6qC6NJkGx6O9M_1fj3NGYVsrpr=Y8YFpXJ9Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org Style" <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 10:16 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:

> You're quite right that this is not defined now, I'm just asking for it to
> be defined. I'm not 100% sure what you just proposed, but it sounds like in
> my example you would say that all content flowing into the regions gets R1
> as the default containing block for abs-pos elements. That's probably
> workable, but it definitely needs to be specced, and it may surprise
> authors that abs-pos content flowing into R2 is positioned in R1 even if R2
> is also position:relative. Rendering content positioned relative to R1 in
> the stacking context for R2 may be interesting.
>

In fact, this gets very interesting. Suppose region R1 has a transform T1
on it, R2 has a different transform T2, and A is an abs-pos element whose
parent P is flowed into R2, and P has 'opacity' on it. A's containing block
is R1. Which effects are applied to A?

Rob
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