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Re: [Moderator Action] Re: No color for links

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2007 22:12:29 +0000
To: "Nuno J. Silva" <nunojsilva@mail.telepac.pt>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1186611149.10186.50.camel@localhost>
On Wed, 2007-08-08 at 18:14 +0000, Nuno J. Silva wrote:
> On Wed, 08 Aug 2007 12:49:17 -0500
> "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, 2007-08-08 at 18:40 +0100, Nuno J. Silva wrote:
> > > On Wed, 08 Aug 2007 16:44:38 +0000
> > > "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > On Wed, 2007-08-08 at 14:41 +0000, Nuno J. Silva wrote:
> > > > > The page at <http://www.w3.org/Protocols/> does not specify a
> > > > > color for links. 
> <snip/>
> > > > I'm not sure I understand. The fact that we don't specify link
> > > > colors (but just black text on a white background) suggests to me
> > > > that your browser settings should create the effects you prefer.
> > > > If we don't have style set for links, then we are not overriding
> > > > any of your settings.
> > > 
> > > You are actually overriding the text and background colors, but
> > > leaving the links as is.
> > > 
> > > This will result in white background, black text and the links
> > > will take the color I've configured in browser preferences.
> <snip/>
> > Thank you for the follow-up. I've updated the link to the style
> > sheet; please let me know if it works for you.
> 
> Now I get white text and yellow links over a black background, but
> the main header, “HTTP - Hypertext Transfer Protocol” is unreadable,
> black over black.

I believe the relevant stylesheet for the h1 element is:

 h1 {
    background: transparent;
    color: #000;
    }

Are you using "!" in your user style sheet?

 _ Ian
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