Re: Problems/Question with Cougar

Arnoud (galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl)
Sat, 24 Aug 1996 21:15:51 +0200


From: galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet)
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Problems/Question with Cougar
Date: Sat, 24 Aug 1996 21:15:51 +0200
Message-ID: <nT1Hy4uYOZ8S089yn@stack.urc.tue.nl>

In article <199608231858.NAA20978@schenectady.ecn.purdue.edu>,
Jonathan L Neuenschwander <jonathan@ecn.purdue.edu> wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> I tend to agree.  When I include markup style, it's for the benefit of those
> browsers that do not support stylesheets.  If the browser is capable of
> using a stylesheet, the stylesheet should take precedence.

That's only a valid argument as long as we're in this transition
stage. Once we have full style sheet support in major browsers, do
you still think the style sheet should take precedence over BGCOLOR?

Galactus

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