> This thread seems to have gotten majorly derailed... So let me restate
> question. In a non-scrolling page I was to to set a given element to
> position:fixed. Alternately for IE6, and other browsers that don't know
> position:fixed is I want to set that same element to position:absolute
> instead (rather then have it default to static).
The diversion I had made was to provide a solution, prompted by my
failed attempts to achieve your goal using several different
cross-browser CSS-only methods. The solution that I linked to was the
best alternative, as it includes "position:fixed emulation" using a
browsers. If that's not what you were after, then I apologize.