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Re: css validation confusion

From: Bill Mason <w3c@accessibleinter.net>
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2003 01:22:24 -0800
Message-ID: <3FAB6450.9040000@accessibleinter.net>
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Scarlett Julian (ED) wrote:
> Has the requirement for a color/background-color pairing in CSS been changed? I've just been W3C to validate a css that doesn't have a color for a specified background-color (and vice versa) and it validates! <confused>

It's never been invalid/required by the CSS spec to always specify both; 
just not recommended.

I believe I read that a deliberate change was made to stop that warning 
(warning, not validation error), but I can't find the reference just now.

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Bill Mason
Accessible Internet
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