[whatwg] iframe scrolling attribute
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Feb 28 15:27:16 PST 2014
On Thu, 9 Jan 2014, Mats Palmgren wrote:
> The current spec for the scrolling attribute of [i]frame elements
> does not reflect what is implemented by a majority of UAs. We intend to
> change Firefox to implement the behavior of IE/Chrome/Safari and would
> like to see the spec changed to describe that behavior.
> There are two major problems with the current spec:
> 1. mapping scrolling=yes (and synonyms) to overflow:scroll
> 2. the mapped overflow value being a presentational hint
> Only Firefox implements 1 (we intend to change that). None of the
> four UAs mentioned implements 2.
> The spec should instead say that scrolling=no (and synonyms) suppress
> scrollbars for the [i]frame viewport, and that any other value have no
I think what the spec used to have makes a lot more sense, but if there's
a compat need, fair enough.
Note that Chrome/Safari don't seem to support "off" and "noscroll", only
"no". I didn't test IE. The spec supports all three, still (as does FF).
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