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[whatwg] overflow:auto in tbody

From: Markus Fischer <markus@fischer.name>
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2004 20:38:17 +0100
Message-ID: <419662A9.605@fischer.name>
Henri Sivonen wrote:

> On Nov 13, 2004, at 19:31, Markus Fischer wrote:
> 
>> Henri Sivonen wrote:
>>
>>> Instead of having a scrollbar specifically for the table, I'd prefer 
>>> a  copy of the thead box sticking to the top of the viewport when the 
>>>  usual thead box has been scrolled above the top of the view port but 
>>> a  part of the table is still visible in the view port.
>>
>>
>> Do you suggest to use the scrollbar of the current viewport (whole 
>> document or frame)?
> 
> 
> Yes.

Isn't this very limiting? There are certainly problems with multiple such tables inside one document. To use the viewports scrollbar sounds very restrictive to me. A proper spec on how tbody/thead/tfoot should work together seems more useful to me.

- Markus
Received on Saturday, 13 November 2004 11:38:17 UTC

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