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Re: [css-overflow-clipping] First Draft of Overflow Clipping now available!

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 2013 13:17:47 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAMx8uePgCFtaZ9WYPmkh8Mw8GfLA_KMSduTqkQiCKDgw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 1:11 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 3:53 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Yesterday, I finished up the first draft of the overflow:clip spec:
>> <http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-overflow-clipping/>
>>
>> It passed a quick review from Blink implementors, so I'd appreciate more
>> review!
>
> Is it really necessary for overflow:clip to be a containing block for
> absolute and positioned descendants? I don't understand how that's helpful.

If it's not, then descendants of the element can paint/affect layout
of stuff outside of the element.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 2 October 2013 20:18:34 UTC

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