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Re: [CSS21] response to issue 65

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004 15:25:56 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0402171524260.14033@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 10 Feb 2004, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>>
>>     Unlike margin and border, conforming HTML user agents _do_ have to
>>     apply padding to <html>?
>>
>> CSS WG response:
>>     Yes.
>
> May I ask why?  Pardon the frankness, but that's a pretty wacky thing to
> require (or allow, depending on the viewpoint).  Either <html> is
> special and <body> is treated as the root, or <html> is just a block, I
> would think....

Upon further reflexion, the working group has decided to rescind it's
previous decision and remove the two aforementioned caveats altogether.

Cheers,
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