[whatwg] Web Apps 1.0 - DataGrid

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Sep 19 16:45:44 PDT 2006

On Fri, 10 Jun 2005, Jon Levell wrote:
> I'm currently struggling to write a web application for the company 
> where I work and I'm hoping you guys could make it easier for future 
> versions of me.
> What I'm trying to do is have a large table of information where the row 
> and column headers are fixed but the contents scroll. It is possible in 
> JavaScript at the moment. For a good example (not written by me) see: 
> http://www.litotes.demon.co.uk/example_scripts/tableScroll.html

This is more of a rendering issue than a markup issue -- it's probably 
something the CSS working group should look at more closely. (We've looked 
at it before, but never for very long.)

Thanks for the feedback, though, I'll make sure to bring this up with the 
CSS WG again.

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