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

From: <Cathy.Chan@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 23:12:44 +0000
To: <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D66EA3180FEC4248B33155A2C7E6313B15A3AD@008-AM1MPN1-016.mgdnok.nokia.com>
Thanks everyone for the input and feedback.

Indeed it was not immediately clear to me that the background-clip property does not have effect on the root element until I see the discussions and pointers here. A clarification will certainly be very helpful. Thanks.

Regards, Cathy.

-----Original Message-----
From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of ext fantasai
Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 7:39 PM
To: Tab Atkins Jr.
Cc: Boris Zbarsky; www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: Expected behavior of background-clip property on the html element?

On 01/12/2011 09:06 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 10:20 PM, fantasai
> <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>  wrote:
>> On 01/10/2011 03:50 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>> Agreed.  The spec explicitly says that the BPA of the root element is
>>> specially defined.  It could probably use a bit of clarification in
>>> background-clip, just appending ", and thus background-clip does not
>>> have any effect when specified on it." to the end of the first
>>> sentence in that note.
>> The background-clip property doesn't exist in CSS2.1, so I think it
>> would be rather incongruous to add such a phrase to the end of that
>> sentence.
> Hm?  I was talking about the line in B&B in the definition of background-clip.

Well, the only quoted spec references and quoted text in the thread was
from CSS2.1, so I assumed you were talking about the quoted text from

I think I see the note you're talking about in CSS3. Updated.


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