W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-html@w3.org > August 2000

Re: [Moderator Action] Another frames question (sorry)

From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2000 07:55:16 -0700
Message-Id: <v04220802b5c05ad9b0a9@[63.193.119.97]>
To: www-html@w3.org
At 07:09a +0200 08/16/2000, Bertilo Wennergren didst inscribe upon an 
electronic papyrus:
>I don't know about graceful fallback, but anyway I've started
>experimenting with this, and I plan to update my pages with
>a version that has a framelike layout that uses fixed positioning
>(with JavaScript surrogates for browsers that can't handle it,
>and noscript versions for really old or stupid browsers).

or really new and smart browsers which simply do not support JavaScript
(such as my favorite/primary browser, Lynx).

>But there is one problem: With frames e.g. a separate navigational
>part can have its own scroll bars. I can't find a way of getting
>that if I use a div with fixed position. If the window gets too
>small, part of the fixed div will stay out of view without any
>means of scrolling it into view.

Maybe you'd consider a popup-plus-go-button navigation element too?


-Walter
Received on Wednesday, 16 August 2000 10:56:05 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 27 March 2012 18:15:43 GMT