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Re: Used Style Computation (and Viewport/Canvas Layout)

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 20:23:34 -0400
Message-ID: <5060F986.5000809@mit.edu>
To: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 9/24/12 3:04 PM, François REMY wrote:
> |  OK.  It would need to not allow visible overflow, and make certain
> |  guarantees about its behavior, but it could be done in general.
>
> Why would 'overflow: visible' be a problem exactly? Is that really a layout
> issue, or a drawing issue?

Layout issue.  If X has overflow:visible then the kids of X can affect 
the sizing of X in slightly .  See attached testcase.

<iframe> does not have that problem, of course.

-Boris


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