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Re: [cssom-view] small update

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2008 17:36:28 +0200
To: "Garrett Smith" <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
Cc: "Mike Wilson" <mikewse@hotmail.com>, Www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.t9coa2x464w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 18 Mar 2008 19:54:45 +0100, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>  
> So the standard is based on quirks mode?

Quirks mode is taken into accoutn, yes.

> Why standardize quirks mode? I thought quirks was "non-standard"

Not anymore, see HTML5.

>>  This is because the HTML body element is special and not the HTML html
>>  element.
> Is there a specification where BODY is the HTML element?

I don't understand the question. If you mean where the HTML body element  
is special then I'd suggest you look at the event model for the HTML body  
element and how it interacts with the Document and Window objects. Or in  
CSS where the HTML body element has special rules for 'background' and  

> [...]

I have not replied in detail to the rest of your e-mail as it seems to be  
reiterating things you feel are issues with the draft but where I have  
already explained in the past how they are not.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 9 April 2008 15:37:05 UTC

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