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Re: [whatwg] <dialog>'s position property

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 16:23:34 +0000 (UTC)
To: Matt Falkenhagen <falken@chromium.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1207201623030.27616@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
On Fri, 20 Jul 2012, Matt Falkenhagen wrote:
> 
> I'm trying to implement the positioning of <dialog> in WebKit and am 
> looking at the UA style sheet for dialog [1]. Is there a reason 
> position:absolute is used instead of fixed?

If it was fixed, and the dialog was taller than the window, there would be 
no way to view the whole dialog.

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