[webkit-dev] Selection highlight painting ("gaps"?)

Evan Martin evan at chromium.org
Thu Oct 22 14:38:35 PDT 2009

On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 1:22 PM, David Hyatt <hyatt at apple.com> wrote:
> > I've actually been super frustrated with WebKit's selection behavior for a
> > long time, precisely because it tries to let you select everything.  In
> Concrete examples of where something weird happens would be helpful.  The
> gap code is obviously not perfect and so there's plenty of room for
> improving it, which will help out Chrome on Mac users even if Chrome on
> Windows goes to a different style of behavior.

This likely isn't what PK was talking about, but it's a good example
in its irony.  Try selecting a paragraph on the front page of
webkit.org; you'll see weird gap painting over the navbar on the left.

http://imgur.com/fd1Ck  (happens on Safari too, just was easier to
screenshot locally)

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