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Re: Shadows vs. layout

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2009 16:12:55 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0908041412r452455dfv53c10ff6df897de2@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Cc: W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 4:07 PM, David Hyatt<hyatt@apple.com> wrote:
> 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.

To be honest, that's what I thought we were asking for.  I'm pretty
sure it's what I intended to ask for, at least.

What's the difference between this and what you thought was being
proposed before?

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