[whatwg] Background of <body> covering the whole page – is this described somewhere?

Anne van Kesteren annevk at annevk.nl
Tue Jul 23 10:44:26 PDT 2013

On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela at cs.tut.fi> wrote:
> Is this described somewhere in HTML or CSS specifications or drafts? I think
> it should be, since it is what browsers do (tested on Firefox, Chrome, IE),
> and even though it sounds absurd, I’m afraid pages may rely on it. A natural
> place to look at is
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/rendering.html#the-page
> but I can’t find any statement about the body element extending to cover the
> viewport as far as backgrounds are considered.



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