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Re: Whither client-side style sheets?

From: Martin J. Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 1998 18:28:08 +0900
Message-Id: <199804270930.SAA11299@sh.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
To: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>, www-html@w3.org
At 18:29 98/04/24 -0400, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
> In the beginning, there was the idea that a user could have a style sheet
> which would override an incoming document's style sheet. Whatever happened
> to that idea? Have any browser manufacturers built support for it?

It's very clearly in CSS2 (see http://www.w3.org/TR/PR-CSS2/).
The reason that pushed most for it was accessability issues
(i.e. if you can't see well, you want to be able to set a larger
font, irrespective of what the author's style sheet says).

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Monday, 27 April 1998 05:30:51 UTC

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