[whatwg] Fullscreen CSS

On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 3:46 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 12:38 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hm, why would it require stacking-level changes? ?One obvious way to
>> get it to act "correctly" is to make it wrap around the element, like
>> the old ::outside pseudo-element proposal. ?Then it's trivial.
> The CP says "The dialog and its cover, taken together, are siblings within a
> new stacking context which is placed above all other stacking contexts."
> This seems like something new in CSS.

Oh, whoops, indeed.  Sorry about that, I forgot the CP worked like
that.  Yeah, I guess we *would* need some changes to the stacking
algorithm. :/  Some thought needs to go into how much of this should
be expressed in author-usable CSS and how much should be "magic".


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