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

On Wed, 23 Apr 2008 17:22:16 +0200, Alan Gresley <>  
> 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