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Re: Fwd: Proposal for "overflow:clip" for stronger painting isolation

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 13:33:58 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCYZ-2A3u8kkRr_Po191c_pJzjq39q7PEZP2yANePWYqw@mail.gmail.com>
To: intelligentdesigner@timgallantcreative.com
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 12:40 PM,
<intelligentdesigner@timgallantcreative.com> wrote:
> Could you clarify what this accomplishes beyond the existing CSS clip
> property?

'clip' only works on abspos elements per spec, though we've agreed to
relax this silly restriction. It also only addresses the problem of
abspos children painting outside your bounds, but does nothing for
fixpos or scrolling.

~TJ
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