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Re: Minor error in CSS2, section 14.2; 'background'

From: Ian Hickson <py8ieh@bath.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 1999 16:10:13 +0100 (BST)
To: gordon <gordon@quartz.gly.fsu.edu>
cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.04.9909081608160.4896-100000@mary.bath.ac.uk>
On Tue, 7 Sep 1999, gordon wrote:

> I don't want to cause trouble, but when I look at
> html40/struct/global.html#h-7.3 nothing there indicates that style is
> an attribute of the html element.  I've always been under the
> impression that the body element is the "root [display] node" of an
> html document.

No, the root element of an HTML document is the HTML element. The fact
that that element doesn't take the style attribute is not important to CSS
-- most XML implementations will probably not have a 'style' attribute on
most elements.

Ian Hickson
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