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RE: [cssom-view] value of scrollLeft in RTL situations is completely busted across browsers

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2012 02:02:09 +0000
To: "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>, "www-style@gtalbot.org" <www-style@gtalbot.org>
CC: www-style <www-style@w3.org>, Shane Stephens <shans@google.com>, ML publc-i18n-bidi <public-i18n-bidi@w3.org>
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[Robert O'Callahan:]

>That obviously would break if scrollLeft sometimes points in different directions.
Why? Code that walks up the scrollLeft chain already is broken in RTL contexts today 
since browsers do different things. As for those libraries that use pageXOffset they 
would be presumably be unaffected by a change in scrollLeft?

Received on Thursday, 9 August 2012 02:02:56 UTC

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