Re: Problems/Question with Cougar

Scott E. Preece (
Fri, 23 Aug 1996 10:27:57 -0500

Date: Fri, 23 Aug 1996 10:27:57 -0500
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From: "Scott E. Preece" <>
To: (ArnoudEngelfriet)
In-reply-to:'s message of Thu, 22 Aug 1996 20:05:00
Subject: Re: Problems/Question with Cougar

 From: (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet)
| > <TD> is allowed both "BGCOLOR" and "STYLE".  If style has a 
| > specification for a background color/image, which takes precedence.  
| > Why the choice to add BGCOLOR?
| I'm starting to repeat myself on this list. :-) "Current practice"
| And I'm not sure how it would work, but I would say that BGCOLOR
| attribute on a TD overrides the style sheet definition. It defines
| the color for this specific cell, so it would be identical to
| <TD STYLE="background = blue">.

I would guess the other way around - that the general assumption is that
STYLE information overrides markup information.  That way the user's
stylesheet has ultimate authority.


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