Re: [Backgrounds/Borders] Request to remove no-clip value from background-clip

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On Mar 25, 2009, at 6:32 PM, "Robert O'Callahan"  
<> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 7:48 AM, David Hyatt <> wrote:
> I'd like to request that the value of no-clip on background-clip be  
> dropped from the backgrounds/borders draft.  The behavior seems  
> somewhat arbitrary to me, and it can create some really bizarre  
> visual overflow situations.  I'd love to see a use case for it, as  
> implementing this value is going to be rather complicated....  
> allowing boxes to have visual overflow as a result of background  
> images is a step I don't want to take unless there's a really  
> compelling reason to do so.
> I completely agree and I think dbaron does too.
> Rob

Wouldn't it be useful in case where you had, say, a logo watermark  
image centered behind a paragraph, and you didn't want it to be  
clipped or resized if the text was not enough lines to ensure  
otherwise, and you didn't want the paragraph to have a min-height? 

Received on Thursday, 26 March 2009 01:44:25 UTC