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

From: Lev Solntsev <greli@mail.ru>
Date: Sat, 20 Jul 2013 18:18:31 +0400
Cc: "www-style list" <www-style@w3.org>
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Message-ID: <op.w0ix05g439dhqv@lev-pc>
Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote Sat, 20 Jul 2013 07:23:23 +0400:

> 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?

For me as an author, baseline aligning makes sense in this case, only when
it's aligned to the last line like it's scrolled to the end  (vertically).
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