Brian Costner [EMAIL-REMOVED]> wrote:
> Regardless of resolution and window size, will the entire body element never
> exceed 50em?
That's the idea. You can also pick up a script to get the min/max CSS
properties to work on IE, at:
(Also there's a new script at the same site to get edge-based absolute
positioning working in IE, what I did the other day. Hurrah!)
> Does body become a div distinct from html?
It always has been, except in buggy browsers.
> Is there some space wider than 50em that gets treated differently from
> body, e.g., has a different background color setting?
Yes. This is represented by <html>. It's a strange quirk of CSS that
the <html> element can take its background from <body> instead, to get
around the fact that everyone is used to putting backgrounds on <body>,