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Re: [css3-ui] Negative values in outline-offset?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:33:56 +0100
Message-ID: <4F3BD064.8080604@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 02/15/2012 03:02 AM, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu wrote:
> (An old thread about outline-offset being negative)
>
> (11/05/02 20:49), Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>> No, it just means that some implementations may not support all
>> negative values for some properties even though per spec they really
>> should.
>
> What should happen when the absolute value is bigger than half of the
> smaller outer border edge than? Test case:
>
> data:text/html,<p style="outline: solid; outline-offset: -2em;">Test
>
> WebKit browsers draw no outline in this case and Firefox....  I can't
> quite describe it... it's something like a normal outline without two
> top corners.
>
> I suggest we either explicitly mark it undefined (this case is contrived
> anyway) or spec WebKit's behavior.

IMO the UA should floor it at the least offset it can support. It shouldn't
*not* draw the outline.

~fantsai
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