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

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:10:22 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLbVBQOyO+s=V-zEP0Di_0hQnu+HkPPEoe+6+nAN7r5OfQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Vollick <vollick@chromium.org>
Cc: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 3:58 AM, Ian Vollick <vollick@chromium.org> wrote:

> 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
> afterwards?

The scrollable overflow + text-overflow combination is pretty rare
(possibly because it's totally broken in most browsers), and detecting it
and special-casing it is not hard.

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