[webkit-dev] Review tool changes

David Kilzer ddkilzer at webkit.org
Sun Sep 19 19:59:57 PDT 2010

On Sep 17, 2010, at 6:38 AM, Mike Pinkerton <pinkerton at chromium.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 2:39 AM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
>> The tool has some problems on iPad.  The issue is the bottom toolbar
>> uses position: fixed, which seems to be frozen to the initial viewport
>> on iPad.  When you scroll, the bar stays in the middle of the page.  I
>> presume there's some way to fix this.  It's on my list.
> A lot of sites have this problem, it seems. What is it about the iPad
> in particular that causes this issue? I doubt it's a webkit "bug" but
> it manifests itself as only happening on the iPad so most site
> designers end up not caring to fix, or not being able to diagnose the
> problem for lack of hardware. I frequent at least two sites with this
> behavior.

It has to do with how iOS WebKit defines the viewport.


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