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RE: [css-transforms] Rendering descendent content of backface-visibility: hidden elements

From: Matt Rakow <marakow@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:17:36 +0000
To: Ian Vollick <vollick@chromium.org>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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From: Ian Vollick [mailto:vollick@chromium.org] 
Sent: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 8:13 PM
To: Simon Fraser; Matt Rakow
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: [css-transforms] Rendering descendent content of backface-visibility: hidden elements

> > I think the spec needs to be reworded to say that backface-visibility affects an element and some subset of its descendants, but I’m not sure how to define that subset. This should probably share wording with the (as yet unwritten) section on how 3d-transformed elements intersect with other non-transformed or 2d-transformed elements that share the same 3D rendering context.

> I think Shawn had made a suggestion about what that subset might be here: https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23015 

I think I like Shawn's proposed text from a web author perspective.  Though as Simon mentioned the wording will probably need to be updated depending on how the wording of the 3d rendering context section ends up.  I'm also not sure if this would have any significant compat impact for the existing implementations?

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