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Re: [css3-2d-transforms] New WD of CSS 2D Transforms

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2009 07:55:33 -0800
Cc: W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1EA24D85-48A7-48F2-97F0-1E8E23CE872C@gmail.com>
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>

On Dec 2, 2009, at 3:38 AM, Bert Bos wrote:

> The 'transform' property applies a geometric transformation to a box, 
> e.g., to rotate or mirror it. Transformations can either influence the 
> layout (the transformed box doesn't overlap other boxes) or be applied 
> after layout (a generalization of relative positioning).
> (In principle, only the former is needed, but we don't know yet if it is 
> too difficult to implement. See the first issue in the draft itself.)

Don't you mean the latter? The former in your e-mail would mean 'only "**can**...influence the layout" is needed'. But in the draft, it says,  "this document is focused on satisfying the first role": "transformations... **without** changing the normal layout".
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