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Re: [visualViewport]: Proposal and RFC

From: Yash Malik <ymalik@google.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2016 14:32:19 +0000
Message-ID: <CANZmQyYpyYinEBc-XWOSWYh9d3mc+EsUOeZL4fK7-SD3FCORVA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Cc: David Bokan <bokan@google.com>, W3C www-style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>, Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org>
Rick (cc-ed) from our team will be at TPAC. Feel free to discuss this with

Please file github issues on the WICG repo
<https://github.com/WICG/ViewportAPI> for posterity though :).

On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 9:33 PM Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net> wrote:

> On Sep 7, 2016, at 06:16, Yash Malik <ymalik@google.com> wrote:
> Once the visual viewport API is shipped, its still unclear whether the
> correct path would be to switch the old properties to be relative to to the
> layout viewport OR fix the inconsistencies by making all the old properties
> relative to the visual viewport. The latter would also fix issues like
> crbug.com/489206.
> You're right that switching to the layout viewport would cause the same
> breakages as it did before, but the expectation is that now there is a way
> to do the things that were accomplished by the old properties being
> relative to the visual viewport (using the visual viewport API). That is,
> this change would still break content, but we're making the APIs more
> consistent and providing means to fix this broken content.
> Will you (or someone else at Google who's familiar with the proposal) be
> at TPAC? It'd be nice if you could join the CSSWG meeting and walk the
> group through the proposal and the open issues.
> If not, we can still work on it via mail / github, but that could be a
> good opportunity to kick start things.
>  - Florian
Received on Wednesday, 7 September 2016 14:32:59 UTC

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