User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040608 Firefox/0.8.0+ Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040608 Firefox/0.8.0+ http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS1#formatting-model "Two or more adjoining vertical margins are collapsed to use the maximum of the margin values." When you specify vertical margin for the html and body tag, they do not collapse to the maximum of the two values, but instead display as the sum or total of the two margins. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Add a margin to the html tag. 2. Add a margin to the body tag. 3. View in browser Actual Results: The vertical margins from the html and body tag are added together. Expected Results: The largest of the two margins should have been chosen. Note: I am not sure if the html and body tag provide some special case for the box model. I am not very familiar with such areas. Thus, someone with more knowledge on the subject might need to confirm whether this bug report is indeed valid.
http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/box.html#collapsing-margins "Margins of absolutely and relatively positioned boxes do not collapse." Is <html> absolutely positioned (thus the reason for the margins not collapsing)?
According to 8.3.1: | | o Margins of the root element's box do not collapse.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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