Re: Problems/Question with Cougar

Scott E. Preece (preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com)
Fri, 23 Aug 1996 10:27:57 -0500


Date: Fri, 23 Aug 1996 10:27:57 -0500
Message-Id: <199608231527.KAA11646@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com>
From: "Scott E. Preece" <preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com>
To: galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl (ArnoudEngelfriet)
CC: www-html@w3.org
In-reply-to: galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl's message of Thu, 22 Aug 1996 20:05:00
Subject: Re: Problems/Question with Cougar

 From: galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl (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">.
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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.

scott

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