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Re: Fixed positioning and page types

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 17:23:14 +0000 (UTC)
To: Werner Donné <werner.donne@re.be>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0602141717110.28514@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Fri, 16 Dec 2005, [ISO-8859-1] Werner Donné wrote:
> The 2.1 specification for the value "fixed" of the "position" property 
> says that "the box is rendered on every page" for the print media type. 
> Shouldn't this be refined in the face of page types? Different page 
> types might have different constraints for fixed boxes. In CSS3 we have 
> named pages again and then even the presence of fixed boxes may vary. 
> Since fixed boxes are not part of the flow, a possibility is perhaps to 
> use the "page" property to express the differentiation.

Presumably we will refine this in CSS3, rather than 2.1, since 2.1 doesn't 
have the page types. Is that what you meant?

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