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Re: XHTML as XML

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 13:54:27 +0100
Message-ID: <420B5983.7070908@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: W3C CSS List <www-style@w3.org>

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Feb 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
>> (I believe there are @canvas or similar proposals out there, they
>> just haven't been published yet in official drafts.)
> 
> Actually at the moment there are no outstanding proposals for
> @canvas; all the use cases have been handled by special-casing the
> root element. (In particular, background on the root element, and
> 'overflow' on the root element to do scrollbars.)

So CSS 2.1 is changed again for XML documents? Is it going back to WD? 
Because currently it reads[1]:

# HTML UAs may apply the overflow property from the BODY or HTML
# elements to the viewport.

CSS 3 does not mention any of this[2].

To be clear, this testcase is now INVALID:

  <http://annevankesteren.nl/test/css/p/overflow/xhtml-html.xml>

...?


[1]<http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/CR-CSS21-20040225/visufx.html#propdef-overflow>
[2]<http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-css3-box-20021024/#overflow>


-- 
  Anne van Kesteren
  <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
Received on Thursday, 10 February 2005 12:54:54 GMT

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