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Re: Behavior of transform: rotate on <body> element.

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:11:23 +0100
To: "Vivek Galatage" <vivekg@chromium.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style list" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.w7g0g92midj3kv@simons-macbook-pro.local>
On Sun, 24 Nov 2013 19:13:27 +0100, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>  

> On Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 9:00 PM, Vivek Galatage <vivekg@chromium.org>  
> wrote:
>> I have come across the below situation in which we use "transform:  
>> rotate(180deg);" on the "<body>" element. http://jsbin.com/EQabAnE/2
>> The first half of the image shows the behavior of Chrome, Safari and IE  
>> with respect to the transformation. The other half depicts the behavior  
>> of FF and Opera(12) with the same transformation.
> This has nothing to do with Transforms; rather, it's a quirks mode
> behavior.  In quirks mode, IE and webkit/blink make the body element
> fill the viewport by default.  FF and old Opera apparently don't.

http://quirks.spec.whatwg.org/ sides with Gecko and Presto.

> I
> don't think this quirk has been documented, and it's unclear that it's
> needed, since they act differently.

So you mean that lack of interop of something means we don't need to spec  

Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Monday, 2 December 2013 15:11:59 UTC

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