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Expected behavior of background-clip property on the html element?

From: <Cathy.Chan@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2011 03:03:33 +0000
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D66EA3180FEC4248B33155A2C7E6313B0EB377@008-AM1MPN1-014.mgdnok.nokia.com>
 What is the expected behavior when the background-clip property is applied to the html element. For instance:

                border:15px dashed #354658;
                padding: 30px;
                background-color: green;
                background-clip: border-box;

Should the green color stop at the outer edges of the dashed border? How about when background-clip is padding-box or content-box?

When I try this on the major browsers, all show the green background well beyond the bottom border. Additionally, content-box behaves exactly the same as either border-box (Chrome, FF, Safari) or padding-box (Opera). Which is correct? I'm guessing neither, but it's not immediately clear from the spec.


Regards, Cathy.
Received on Thursday, 6 January 2011 03:06:58 UTC

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