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Re: CSS Properties

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 22:34:15 -0400
To: gkaur@gurpreetkaur.org
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <1311647655.2276.149.camel@chacal>
On Mon, 2011-07-25 at 18:46 -0600, gkaur@gurpreetkaur.org wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The following Properties needs to be changed..
> 
> Color:
> As per the specifications-> it's a foreground color of an element's  
> text content. Basically, it's a text color. This should be called as  
> text-color. This will be consistent with your other text  
> properties(text-align etc..).

That's way too late for that. 'color' has been around for more than 10
years now and has plenty of deployment.

> Orphans & Widow:
> 
> This should be renamed or removed. Have some respect for those people.  
> I am sure you can come up with better names.

Those words have been specific meanings when applied to pages...

[[
a first line (as of a paragraph) separated from its related text and
appearing at the bottom of a printed page or column 
]]
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orphan

[[
a single usually short last line (as of a paragraph) separated from its
related text and appearing at the top of a printed page or column 
]]
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/widow

Philippe
Received on Tuesday, 26 July 2011 02:34:38 GMT

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