W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > September 1999

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

From: Ian Hickson <py8ieh@bath.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 1999 23:33:42 +0100 (BST)
To: Chris Wilson <cwilso@microsoft.com>
cc: "'www-style'" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.04.9909082325560.7879-100000@mary.bath.ac.uk>

On Wed, 8 Sep 1999, Chris Wilson wrote:

> The root element of a HTML document may be the <HTML> element,
> according to SGML. However, Gordon's question was referring to the
> root display node - and there is no explicit requirement that HTML
> be that root display node codified in any particular specification
> that I know of.

Section 4.3.2:
#  [...] the root of the document tree (e.g., "HTML" in HTML) [...]

Section 9.1.2:
#  The root of the document tree generates a box that serves as the
#  initial containing block for subsequent layout.

Ian Hickson
: Is your JavaScript ready for Nav5 and IE5?
: Get the latest JavaScript client sniffer at 
: http://developer.netscape.com/docs/examples/javascript/browser_type.html
Received on Wednesday, 8 September 1999 18:33:46 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 27 April 2009 13:54:00 GMT