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

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 09:01:10 -0400
Message-ID: <5061AB16.102@mit.edu>
To: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 9/25/12 8:59 AM, François REMY wrote:
>> Well, the point is that given the spec for overflow:auto, if you have
>> an element that you don't want to leak layout stuff to ancestors you
>> have to make sure its overflow is not "visible".
>
> What do you mean by "visible" here? Do you mean "visible" as in "not
> drawn" or as in "should not have any side effet" ?

I mean that as currently defined in the spec, visible overflow has "side 
effects".  Its drawn, it affects shadows and outlines, it affects 
scrollbars on parents.

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 25 September 2012 13:03:44 GMT

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