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Re: setting a good example

From: Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 1998 11:02:38 +0100
Message-ID: <34B4A43E.5A490B09@w3.org>
To: Hume Smith <hume.smith@dess.tallships.istar.ca>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org
Hume Smith wrote:
> the title page of the HTML version of the HTML 4.0 recommendation <URL:http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/> violates one of its own very basic recommendations: If you use a background image or set the background color, then be sure to set the various text colors as well. <URL:http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/types.html#h-6.5.1>

This is actually not completely accurate. The text colors are specified
through the associated style sheet:

body {
    background: white;
    color: black;

But I'll admit that for the sake of browsers not supporting CSS these
should be specified in the HTML as well.
Arnaud Le Hors - W3C, User Interface Domain - www.w3.org/People/Arnaud
Received on Thursday, 8 January 1998 05:03:10 UTC

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