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Re: [cssom-view] scrollHeight and scrollWidth definitions have some problems

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 11:09:54 +1200
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLYGscet4QeQYnKki15DX5yGxNHJeV-P4kTs9tzcoLr=OA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> 2)  For things that are not scrollable the current text says to return
>    the padding-box dimensions, but the only UAs that actually do that
>    are WebKit and IE9 in IE7 mode.  Everyone else, including IE9 in
>    other modes, returns border-box dimensions, according to
>    https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/**show_bug.cgi?id=755971#c57<https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=755971#c57>and
>    https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/**show_bug.cgi?id=755971#c61<https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=755971#c61>

I think padding-box dimensions are the only logical choice, since for a
scrollable element the scrollWidth/scrollHeight never include the element's

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