Re: Is this an MSIE bug?

David Perrell (davidp@earthlink.net)
Fri, 1 Nov 1996 09:14:06 -0800


Message-Id: <199611011724.JAA10928@germany.it.earthlink.net>
From: "David Perrell" <davidp@earthlink.net>
To: <www-html@w3.org>, "Matt Heffron" <heffron@falstaff.css.beckman.com>
Subject: Re: Is this an MSIE bug? 
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 1996 09:14:06 -0800

Matt Heffron wrote:
> At the Microsoft Site Builder Conference presentation on Style Sheets
> (on Tuesday) it was stated that style sheets SUPERCEDE <FONT> tag
markup
> so that FONT tags can be used as a "fall back" for viewing documents
on 
> browsers that don't support style sheets (just at <EMBED> or "vanilla
HTML" 
> can be used in <OBJECT> as a fall-back for non-OBJECT browsers).

It occurs to me that this could have been handled without declaring an
exception by applying style to FONT:

<FONT SIZE="5" FACE="Times New Roman" CLASS="normal">

<FONT SIZE="5" FACE="Times New Roman" STYLE="text-align: left;
font-family: \"Times New Roman\"; font-size:
12pt;">


David Perrell