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Re: [CSS21] Error in position:fixed and print medium

From: Syntactic: Jim Wilkinson <syntactic@btinternet.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 12:55:12 -0000
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "Bert Bos" <bert@w3.org> (W3C)
Message-ID: <opshw4uad6brj5zx@host213-122-117-82.in-addr.btopenworld.com>

Ian,

> That the overflow is hidden is a bug in the implementations, not in the
> spec.

Thanks for this confirmation. Can I take it that you are confirming that  
using @page plus a negative margin on <body> is what was intended in  
CSS2/21 to push down the content below the fixed header and that there is  
no other method intended by the spec?

> Yes, the intention is for headers and footers to be done using the page
> margins from CSS3.

Noted. I take it that it is unlikely that CSS21 will be amended to make  
its method clearer since CSS3 Paged Media will provide a better method  
once browsers start to offer experimental support for the CR.

Because the apparent method of implementing print headers first appeared  
in CSS2, I'm taking the liberty of copying directly to Bert. I'd like to  
document the situation on the CSS Discuss Wiki since the issue turns up  
regularly.

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Jim Wilkinson

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