[whatwg] <dialog>'s position property

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Jul 20 09:23:34 PDT 2012

On Fri, 20 Jul 2012, Matt Falkenhagen wrote:
> I'm trying to implement the positioning of <dialog> in WebKit and am 
> looking at the UA style sheet for dialog [1]. Is there a reason 
> position:absolute is used instead of fixed?

If it was fixed, and the dialog was taller than the window, there would be 
no way to view the whole dialog.

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