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Re: CfC: publish FPWD of Fullscreen spec; deadline May 24

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2012 15:48:12 +0000 (UTC)
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
cc: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Robert O'Callahan <rocallahan@gmail.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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On Fri, 1 Jun 2012, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 5:59 PM, Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com> wrote:
> >> 4. "layer" and "layer 10" in section 6.1 are unclear. "Layer" is used 
> >>    nowhere in CSS references used in this spec. This must be 
> >>    clarified.
> >
> > This section also seems to assume that the list in CSS 2.1's appendix 
> > E is for the entire document (e.g. saying "Each browsing context has 
> > one associated viewport and therefore also one top layer"), but it's 
> > actually the painting order of a stacking context, of which there can 
> > be several.
> 
> Tab, Ian, Robert, so the problem is that even if we create a new 
> stacking context layer, it will still be relative.
> 
> R is root. R1 and R2 are its children, both creating their own stacking 
> context. R1 has z-index 0 and R2 has z-index 1. Now R1 has a child F. F 
> gets displayed fullscreen in the new "top layer", but will still be 
> behind R2. So we need something else.
> 
> I'm not entirely sure what would be a good solution though.

I assumed we were talking about the stacking context of the root element, 
not just the one that the <dialog>'s parent is in. Otherwise there 
wouldn't need to be anything about how the parent's stacking context has 
no effect, etc.

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