Re: Styling form control elements

On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 2:46 PM, Boris Zbarsky <> wrote:
> On 12/10/13 6:30 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> I would also think that you need properties to position the ::popout.
> Oh, yes.  The extra fun here is:
> 1)  Should the popout be able to paint outside the browser window? Right
> now, comboboxes (select size=1) can but normal CSS boxes cannot.
> 2)  The popout needs to pop out in different directions (up or down)
> depending on the screen position of the anchor, the popout dimensions, and
> the screen dimensions.
> 3)  The size of the popout needs to be capped in some way.
> Maybe all that logic should just live in the UA and the page just needs a
> way of saying "here is a popout thingie, anchor it here".

Yes, the "popout thingy" probably needs to be a specialized 'display'
value that is only valid on the popout pseudo, so we can bottle the
magic precisely.


Received on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 04:25:36 UTC