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Re: firefox 3 problems

From: Patrick McCarty
Subject: Re: firefox 3 problems
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 10:43:10 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 09:10:02AM +0200, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> > >> I didn't find any browser where this works :(((
> >
> > The problem disappears when the `overflow: auto' is removed from
> > #main and #tocframe, but of course this renders the TOC pane
> > unusable (the div is not capable of scrolling).
> > 
> > This looks like the bug:
> >
> Given that other popular browsers have the same problem, I strongly
> suggest to find a better solution -- frames, maybe?  I *absolutely*
> dislike the current behaviour of having `Alt + Left' not working!  It
> is completely against my usage of web pages in general.

I've tested an alternate layout that corrects the `back button'
problem, but it is not `cross-browser' compatible.

Since the Table of Contents sits below the main content in the HTML
code, there are not very many methods of achieving the layout we have.
I assume that texi2html supports frame-based layouts as well, but this
would require an overhaul of the texi2html init file.  And from an
accessibility point of view, frames are out of the question.

This is a big problem, but IMO it is not a showstopper that needs to
be fixed before 2.12.  I will continue to search for a better


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