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Re: [CSS21] Make XHTML <body> magic just like HTML <body>

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2007 03:23:34 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0703090319000.1473@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 8 Mar 2007, Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > The wording difference to CSS2.1 would be:
> ...
> >       user
> >       agents must instead use the computed value of those properties from
> > that element's first HTML "BODY" element or XHTML "body" element       child
> 
> Would it make more sense to add
> 
>   of the root element.
> 
> here?

"that element" in that sentence is forcibly the root element, IIRC. So 
that should be implicit. I agree with what you want to have the spec say, 
but IIRC my proposal already makes it say it.

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