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[whatwg] <reset> element?

From: David Håsäther <hasather@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2006 01:05:43 +0100
Message-ID: <45833857.5060005@gmail.com>
On 2006-12-16 00:52, Asbj?rn Ulsberg wrote:

> A much better solution is a 'reset' property or property value in CSS 
> that can reset different inherited and cascaded property values. I can 
> picture something like this:
> 
> #box {
>   color : red;
>   text-align: center;
> }
> 
> #box div {
>   reset : color; /* resets the color to the browser's default value */
> }
> 
> #box span {
>   reset : *; /* resets all cascading and inherited properties */
> }
> 
> I think this is actually something lacking in CSS and something that 
> indeed should be proposed to the CSS WG.

Similar things has been discussed at www-style at least a couple if 
times, see e.g. the thread starting here: 
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2005Aug/0033.html

Your 'reset' property certainly looks interesting in my opinion.

-- 
David H?s?ther
Received on Friday, 15 December 2006 16:05:43 UTC

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