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Re: [css3-ui] Proposal for an "overlay" value for 'overflow'

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:33:08 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBWzdRhvsiCWjRZqvUT+qpA6xDiDEFfKnqBYB3EyJqfhQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Walter Dolce <walterdolce@gmail.com>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 12:57 AM, Walter Dolce <walterdolce@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't think that a CSS rule that allow the content going over an other one
> is useful. I think we already have a rule that allow a content to go over an
> other one (if we want to), and that's "position:relative|absolute;
> top|left:[..]".
>
> I thought, however, a possible scenario where overflow: overlay could be
> useful. For example two images one over the other. But even in this case,
> for me, position:relative|absolute wins. So that's the reason why I'm saying
> that I don't *vote* to standardize it.

I don't understand this feedback.  This is specifically about a
control for *scrollbars*, not arbitrary content.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 25 January 2013 18:33:54 GMT

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