Re: Fixed positioning and page types


Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Dec 2005, [ISO-8859-1] Werner Donné wrote:
>> The 2.1 specification for the value "fixed" of the "position" property 
>> says that "the box is rendered on every page" for the print media type. 
>> Shouldn't this be refined in the face of page types? Different page 
>> types might have different constraints for fixed boxes. In CSS3 we have 
>> named pages again and then even the presence of fixed boxes may vary. 
>> Since fixed boxes are not part of the flow, a possibility is perhaps to 
>> use the "page" property to express the differentiation.
> Presumably we will refine this in CSS3, rather than 2.1, since 2.1 doesn't 
> have the page types. Is that what you meant?

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