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Re: [cssom-view] value of scrollLeft in RTL situations is completely busted across browsers

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2012 14:17:11 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAbWgzpppCoa05kxoiNjkYbTpvQ2sPmpDtbnFbm-aQ-nA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>, robert@ocallahan.org, www-style@gtalbot.org, www-style <www-style@w3.org>, Shane Stephens <shans@google.com>, ML publc-i18n-bidi <public-i18n-bidi@w3.org>
On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 11:34 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:
> On 8/17/2012 6:41 PM, Ojan Vafai wrote:
>> How about scrollStart to be consistent with marginStart, et. al. from CSS?
>> Then it can also do the right thing in vertical writing-mode (e.g. set the
>> scrollTop). Obviously, we'd want to add scrollBefore as well to be the
>> logical equivalent to scrollTop.
>
> There was an offsetLeft/offsetRight proposal many many years ago.
> That was more about positioning and width, but this seems in line with that
> thinking.
>
> I like the idea of scrollStart and scrollBefore.

Well, scrollHead, presumably.

~TJ
Received on Saturday, 18 August 2012 21:17:59 GMT

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