[imps] Should iframe have a border by default?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Mar 13 14:06:12 PDT 2014

On Tue, 4 Mar 2014, Tom Yan wrote:
> In major browsers like Firefox and Chrome, iframe is implemented in way 
> that by default it has a specific border style and width (which is not 
> "medium none").
> Yet to me that seems to be nothing more than a "leftover" of the 
> obsolete frameborder attribute (since the default value of that is 1).
> So should iframe be implemented like most (or all?) other elements, 
> which doesn't have a border by default?

At this point, if we changed it to not have a border, it would probably 
break pages relying on the border, unfortunately.

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