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Re: Shadows vs. layout

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2009 13:55:50 -0500
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <B1FEFCF7-D734-4278-A21B-4783D5D6481C@apple.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
On Aug 3, 2009, at 1:54 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> David Hyatt wrote:
>> You're saying the engine has to track shadows as visual overflow  
>> for the purposes of accurate container repainting, but then somehow  
>> track a completely second set of visual overflow numbers that  
>> exclude shadows just to ensure that you don't include shadow  
>> overflow when scrolling?
> Basically.
> Note that Gecko is planning to do just that; it's needed anyway to  
> deal with fonts where glyphs don't fit inside their claimed bounding  
> box (unless you think that that situation should also trigger  
> scrollbars, basically any time you have justified text in such a  
> font and such a glyph at end of line?).

I do think it should trigger scrollbars yes.

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