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Re: [WAI-IG] Stylesheet question

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 11:09:25 +0200
Message-Id: <CB013D17-733B-11D8-ABD7-000A958826AA@sidar.org>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
To: <lois@lois.co.uk>

Hi Kim, Lois, ...

Well, it doesn't take masses of time, if you have a lot of browsers 
already installed and know where to look in the specification.

According to CSS specification font elements in HTML are supposed to be 
over-ridden by almost everything. The specific approach is that they 
are given a particular place in the CSS cascade which is very low on 
the priority order. You could look at the "Cascade" section of the CSS 
specifications. (And yes, testing this stuff in lots of browsers would 
be cool. Looking in the CSS test suite to find out what they already 
know would be a sensible way to reduce your workload).

Cheers

Chaals

On 11 Mar 2004, at 10:43, Lois Wakeman wrote:

> Without wishing to seem rude, it isn't hard to make a simple web page 
> with
> attached style sheet and embedded fonts, and see for yourself what 
> happens,
> surely? It should only take you a few minutes to test, not much more 
> than
> composing and sending your original message <smile />
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Charles McCathieNevile                          Fundación Sidar
charles@sidar.org                                http://www.sidar.org
Received on Thursday, 11 March 2004 04:12:23 UTC

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