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Re: [css3-2d-transforms] Transformed object acts as containing block for fixed positioned descendants

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2010 05:05:41 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTikOdD65YRDhBNDZq+WiNA8OuY4vUH6cLLRML2GK@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 3:39 PM, Sylvain Galineau
<sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
>> I'm not sure, but I think I'd expect the fixpos to not transform at
>> all, precisely because it's fixed.  Absposes would still transform,
>> because they're guaranteed to have a containing block equal to or
>> within the transformed element.
>
> So what you expect is that fixed positioned elements transform only when
> the transform is applied to them. Correct ?
>
> I don't find that unreasonable given the semantics of position:fixed.
> Curious about what others think ?

Right.

~TJ
Received on Saturday, 30 October 2010 12:06:33 GMT

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