[whatwg] Background of <body> covering the whole page – is this described somewhere?
Jukka K. Korpela
jkorpela at cs.tut.fi
Tue Jul 23 10:51:06 PDT 2013
2013-07-23 20:44, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 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
>> but I can’t find any statement about the body element extending to cover the
>> viewport as far as backgrounds are considered.
Thanks for the prompt reply. Makes things clear. On the practical side,
however, I wonder whether this part of CSS specifications should be
referred to in the Rendering section, as it is logically rather unexpected.
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