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Re: [css-masking] reference boxes

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:16:32 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBUQa-yxkH2-BHUVBUxo+95STXtudULH+-42O0YHW8aZg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 5:05 PM, Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com> wrote:
> Well, no. All boxes are rectangular… all bounding and border boxes are rectangular. The union of these boxes is rectangular as well. But I like the suggested spec text. Or do I misinterpret your comment?

Nope, the union of lots of rectangles can be an arbitrary axis-aligned
possibly-disconnected shape.  You're thinking of the bounding rect of
a bunch of rectangles, which is a different thing.

~TJ
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