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Re: Sticky Positioning with tall elements

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 9 Mar 2013 09:55:45 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDggawo3T1X+nTROfTsuEvw=j9HJ0e8oyHWTSUPjUGqYw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alexandre Elias <aelias@chromium.org>
Cc: Joshua Peek <josh@joshpeek.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, adam@github.com
On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 5:19 PM, Alexandre Elias <aelias@chromium.org> wrote:
> I'm not sure exactly what behavior you want, but one thing to consider would
> be to make the sidebar viewport-height, and have an "overflow: scroll"
> container within.  Then, the main document and the sidebar would be
> independently scrollable.

Or more specifically, "max-height: 100vh; overflow: auto;".

I agree with Simon's statement that this is the intended behavior
currently, and seems acceptable.  I also echo his request for a JS
mockup of any alternate behavior, if you wish to propose something

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