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[whatwg] Fullscreen CSS

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 23:25:29 +0100
Message-ID: <op.v4yi8rrq64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Mon, 14 Nov 2011 21:25:38 +0100, Robert O'Callahan  
<robert at ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 1:38 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at opera.com>  
> wrote:
>> I have removed background:black as the way the rendering is defined at  
>> the moment is that it cannot be overridden unless !important is used.  
>> That's
>> not ideal for backgrounds.
>
> Can you elaborate on this?

Currently we define a specific place in the cascading order for the style  
rules that currently does not exist. Just before author important  
basically.

I suppose we could put background:black accompanied by color:white in the  
normal cascading order for user agent style sheets so people could  
override it easily (and would not make us remove existing backgrounds).


> Having the rest of the page visible under the fullscreen element is not
> expected and I think we should default to avoiding it.

That seems fair.


> background:black
> seemed like the right thing for video and a reasonable default for other
> kinds of element. Maybe the background:black rule could be at the UA
> not-important level?

UA does not have an important level. But yes, we could do that. But we  
should include a rule for the color property too.


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
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