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Re: [cssom-view] Definition of scrollWidth doesn't seem to make sense

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 17:41:52 +1200
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLZOiekSr0nF0EPTVrj+_=TrCyXFogBv_2YNz6mhrUpU3A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 5:04 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:

> Actually the situation for scrollHeight is a little different. Webkit and
> Opera place a scrollable element's bottom padding below the element's last
> child, so bottom padding does get included in the scrollHeight even if the
> last child overflows.

Then again, given this testcase:
<div style="width:200px; height:100px; padding-bottom:100px;
overflow-y:scroll; border:1px solid black; background:orange;
  <div style="height:200px; width:100px; background:yellow"></div>
Webkit and Opera render the orange content-box just 100px high, so it's not
clear where they think the bottom-padding is. It's just looks like a bug
that they can scroll vertically in that testcase.

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