Re: [css3-ui] overflow-text and scrolling (related to issue 24)

I'm concerned about the performance implications here. If browsers have to
analyze text on every scroll update in order to place the ellipses
correctly, it'll be a lot tougher to get a fast implementation. Perhaps we
could hide/fade the ellipses during a scroll interaction and show them

On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 9:51 AM, Florian Rivoal <> wrote:

> > On 18 Nov 2014, at 15:15, Florian Rivoal <> wrote:
> >
> > "As some content is scrolled into view, it is likely that other content
> may scroll out of view on the other side. If that content’s block container
> element is the same that’s doing the scrolling, then implementations should
> render an ellipsis/string in place of the clipped content, with the same
> details as described in the value definition above, except that the
> ellipsis/string is drawn in the start (rather than end) of the block’s
> direction (per the direction property).”
> Oh, and while we’re at it, if we decide to keep this paragraph, I suggest
> replacing the “should” in the second sentence with a “must”.
>  - Florian

Received on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 14:58:51 UTC