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Re: Question about the Using Standard Redirects Page

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 12:48:12 +0100
To: Wyrick Travis <Travis.Wyrick@bataviatrans.com>
Cc: www-qa@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050627114812.GB10955@us-lot.org>

On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 10:47:13AM +0000, Wyrick Travis wrote:
> Hello,
> ??? I am curious how you got the menu on the right side to stay in the 
> middle of the screen on www.w3.org/QA/Tips/reback

position: fixed;

> When you scroll in Firefox it stays in the same place, when you scroll 
> in IE it moves with the page.

Presumably there is some form of browser sniffing or hackery going to
to give IE position: absolute instead. It is broken and fails to
ignore (as the spec says it should) values that it doesn't understand,
treating "fixed" as "static".

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Monday, 27 June 2005 11:48:18 UTC

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