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Re: [css-ui] transformed outline interoperability

From: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2013 19:14:48 +0200
To: "Brad Kemper" <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.w1796ys8f5de51@localhost.localdomain>
On Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:27:44 +0200, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>  

> I think it would be weird and ugly if the outline did not transform in  
> 3d too, whether it was being used as a purely decorative effect or to  
> show focusing. Why should the outline look bizarrely out of place and  
> buggy if I were to tilt the rest of my interface down into a 3d plane?  
> What if I had a very long form tilted into something like the Star Wars  
> opening scroll, with each focus bringing the input close and sending  
> everything above it further away? Presto's approach would just look like  
> a mistake in that case, and I'd probably need to resort to something  
> else to indicate focus (like box shadow).

Well, I can see your point of the containing element of the outlined  
element is transformed, then having the outline match the context may make  
sense. On the other hand, I am much less convinced about the outline of a  
transformed element in a non transformed container.

  - Florian
Received on Thursday, 22 August 2013 17:15:14 UTC

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