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Re: [CSS21] table cells establishing pseudo-stacking contexts (was Re: [CSSWG] Minutes Telecon 2013-04-05)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2013 11:28:37 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCaqwxaKFikVjfY4F7Ebrkqg3W387igLPL+H0nb=4xDYg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 11:16 AM, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
> Combining these two makes me think that, in turn, if cells are to be
> pseudo-stacking contexts, then either:
>  (a) the backgrounds of all of the table parts except for the table
>      (i.e., column groups, columns, row groups, rows, and cells)
>      should be part of background layer in the pseudo-stacking
>      context established by the cell, or
>  (b) none of the backgrounds (not even the cell's) should be part of
>      the pseudo-stacking context established by the cell.

fantasai and I are fine with option (b).  It's kinda crazy, but tables
are kinda crazy anyway, and we agree that it's the least crazy of the
options, especially from an author's perspective.

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