[thelist] has div height been deprecated in html 4.01?

Scott Harman scott at harman.tv
Fri Sep 10 16:49:23 CDT 2004

Sure - www.harman.tv/pastv/browse/browse.php
It's 3 iframes embedded in a master document - 
Apologies to the list - I forgot to disable the mail sender setting up
the dummy account.

All, please feel free to critique, I've got some significant
functionality to test

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Once again, sorry about that.


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On Fri, 10 Sep 2004 18:11:27 +0100, Scott Harman <scott at harman.tv>
> Building a windows media based sight with plenty of divs - all of a 
> sudden ie6 has stopped rendering div heights correctly when I use the 
> following DTD:
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
> "http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/loose.dtd">
> However - when I use:
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"> with 
> no DTD specified, it all renders fine.
> Firefox however - renders correctly regardless of which DTD is loaded.
> Just tested with:
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Frameset//EN"
>         "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/frameset.dtd">
> Exactly the same issues - very strange.
> Considering this should have everything - I can't imagine any reason 
> it wouldn't work correctly.

According to
the second HTML4 DOCTYPE will trigger IE's quirks mode and according to
css-d [1] IE treats height incorrectly anyway ... perhaps it's a

Do you have a URL?


[1] http://archivist.incutio.com/viewlist/css-discuss/43652

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