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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 16:58:17 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Syntactic: Jim Wilkinson" <syntactic@btinternet.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, W3C: ;
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0411231657150.23885@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 23 Nov 2004, Syntactic: Jim Wilkinson wrote:
> >
> > I don't know that I'd go as far as saying that it was what was 
> > intended to be used (I don't recall what was intended), but it is 
> > something that would work, as far as I can tell.
> > 
> > > ... 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.
> > 
> > What exactly would you want amending?
> 
> [...]
>
> As I said, I accept that it is probably too late to be worth amending 
> CSS21 CR in this way since CSS3 will shortly (I hope) introduce a 
> different and much better method. Clearly, that's the WG's decision.

It's not too late to amend the spec. What I don't really understand is 
exactly what you want amending. Could you propose some suggested text?

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