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Re: Shadows vs. layout

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2009 16:07:09 -0500
Message-id: <723FDEB8-3ED2-4BF9-98AD-AFE8DB484BCA@apple.com>
To: W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
Here's another idea that just occurred to me.  We could say that  
shadows, outlines, etc. can never cause a scrolling mechanism to  
appear, but just leave it at that.

In other words you never let the shadows cause scrollbars to be  
created (or destroyed), but if scrollbars happen to already be there  
(because of some other overflow), then you can safely include the  
visual overflow as part of the scrolling area.

Received on Tuesday, 4 August 2009 21:07:55 UTC

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