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Re: [CSSOM] Revisiting transforms and getBoundingClientRect()

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:04:35 +1200
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLZqCxWjuNuVgqoEHcTOiWx8LM4=WzLmX22tF9RHhHoCzA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, Andrew Dupont <w3@andrewdupont.net>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 3:50 PM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 8:30 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:
>> One question about the DOMRect constructor: Should we allow negative
>> width/height? I think not. (And APIs should never create DOMRects with
>> negative width/height.)
> Why should we not allow a negative height?

It doesn't make geometric sense. CSS and other APIs that support rectangles
typically don't support negative width/height.

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