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Re: inline-block baseline when the baseline would be outside of the element

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 23:23:23 -0400
Message-ID: <51EA02AB.6030201@mit.edu>
To: Bruno Racineux <bruno@hexanet.net>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 7/19/13 8:11 PM, Bruno Racineux wrote:
>> The reason that the baseline of overflow-hidden inline blocks is defined
>> like it is is that if the baseline were placed on the first line and
>> then the block scrolls, things would get pretty weird.
>
> I am not sure that you mean.

Consider how the baseline of inline-blocks is defined.  What happens to 
that baseline if the inline-block is scrollable and gets scrolled?

> I think I agree with you that webkit has it right.

Er, I don't think WebKit has it right.  ;)

> And the discrepancy among browsers can't remain that way forever...

I wish I had your confidence...

-Boris
Received on Saturday, 20 July 2013 03:23:52 UTC

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