[whatwg] overflow of seamless iframes

Simon Pieters simonp at opera.com
Thu Jul 31 14:34:09 PDT 2008

On Thu, 31 Jul 2008 23:11:08 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> My original idea (apparently not well conveyed in the spec) is that it
> doesn't actually affect the rendering model at all -- it's still an
> <iframe>, it just doesn't have a border, and the CSS style sheets cascade
> into it and properties inherit into it.

This makes it basically impossible to style <html> and <body> in the outer  
document (unless you use style=""), and moreover, the default 8px margin  
on body in the iframe will make it look not-so-seamless.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

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