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Re: background-attachment

From: Eric A. Meyer <eric@meyerweb.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2002 13:05:00 -0400
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To: www-style@w3.org

At 18:13 +0200 8/14/02, Kai Lahmann wrote:

>an (maybe silly?) Idea of a change of this. The image shouldn't be 
>fixed related to the topleft corner of the viewport, but of the next 
>parent element, which has any scrolling mechanism (thinking of 
>overflow:scroll or a textarea).

    I believe that there are already two interoperable implementations 
of fixed-attachment background images as applied to arbitrary 
elements, so it's too late to change the meaning of 'fixed'.  You 
could propose a new value that has the effect you desire.

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