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

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 23:34:55 -0700
Message-ID: <502F378F.6070101@jumis.com>
To: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
CC: robert@ocallahan.org, www-style@gtalbot.org, www-style <www-style@w3.org>, Shane Stephens <shans@google.com>, ML publc-i18n-bidi <public-i18n-bidi@w3.org>
On 8/17/2012 6:41 PM, Ojan Vafai wrote:
> How about scrollStart to be consistent with marginStart, et. al. from 
> CSS? Then it can also do the right thing in vertical writing-mode 
> (e.g. set the scrollTop). Obviously, we'd want to add scrollBefore as 
> well to be the logical equivalent to scrollTop.

There was an offsetLeft/offsetRight proposal many many years ago.
That was more about positioning and width, but this seems in line with 
that thinking.

I like the idea of scrollStart and scrollBefore.
Received on Saturday, 18 August 2012 06:35:17 UTC

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