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Re: [whatwg] Suggestion: Element.scrollParent

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2017 21:48:46 +0200
To: whatwg@whatwg.org, "Ori.A" <oriadam@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <op.y1opbkf9idj3kv@simons-mbp.lan>
On Sun, 11 Jun 2017 11:15:27 +0200, Ori.A <oriadam@gmail.com> wrote:

> Suggestion: Element.scrollParent
> Returns the closest element which controls the position of current  
> element
> with a scroll.
>
>
> This feature is useful in many cases, easy for browsers to implement and
> hard for plugins such as jQueryUI to get it right.
>
> Thanks

This would probably be an API for cssom-view; please file an issue at  
https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/new with [cssom-view] in the  
title, and it would also be good to describe the use case, and maybe also  
show how pages or libraries currently work around the lack of this API.

cheers
-- 
Simon Pieters
Opera Software
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