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Re: [cssom-view] Why is body's offsetParent null ?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 18:00:40 +0200
To: "Alan Gresley" <alan@css-class.com>
Cc: "Mike Wilson" <mikewse@hotmail.com>, "'Www-style'" <www-style@w3.org>, "'Daniel Glazman'" <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Message-ID: <op.t92mgkxp64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 23 Apr 2008 17:22:16 +0200, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>  
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> No, if we followed Internet Explorer we would have to introduce  
>> differences between quirks and standards mode which is currently a  
>> non-goal of the specification. We'd also have to figure out how  
>> hasLayout affects everything as explained in this blog post:
> Simple then, don't allow quirks mode. Only allow the offset behavior to  
> work in standards mode.

That would be unacceptable to all implementors and is therefore not a  
feasible way forward.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 23 April 2008 16:01:16 UTC

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