[webkit-dev] Selection Highlight and MathML

David Hyatt hyatt at apple.com
Fri Oct 15 11:43:08 PDT 2010

Do the objects actually overlap each other?


On Oct 14, 2010, at 8:58 PM, Alex Milowski wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 5:19 PM, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:
>> On Oct 14, 2010, at 2:12 PM, Alex Milowski wrote:
>>> I'm curious as to why MathML seems to be treated differently for selection highlights.
>> Differently from what? I’m not sure what your question is.
> If you try out the attachment from the bug you'll see what I mean.
> Essentially, MathML
> seems to get several overlapping highlights that get darker and darker the more
> that they overlap via several layers.  As such, the content eventually
> gets washed
> out by the highlight color.
> I do not see this behavior for non-MathML content and that leads me to
> believe we need to something in the rendering objects for MathML.
> -- 
> --Alex Milowski
> "The excellence of grammar as a guide is proportional to the paucity of the
> inflexions, i.e. to the degree of analysis effected by the language
> considered."
> Bertrand Russell in a footnote of Principles of Mathematics
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