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RE: OBJECT, inheritance, and rendering

From: Braden N. McDaniel <braden@shadow.net>
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 1998 13:00:39 -0700
To: "'James Aylett'" <dj@insigma.com>
Cc: "'HTML'" <www-html@w3.org>, "'Style'" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000d01bdbfe2$8dd14c20$7422dbd0@bonezero>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of James Aylett
> Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 1998 2:01 AM
> To: braden@endoframe.com
> Cc: 'HTML'; 'Style'
> Subject: RE: OBJECT, inheritance, and rendering
>
>
> On Mon, 3 Aug 1998, Braden N. McDaniel wrote:
>
> > > But if the purpose of OBJECT is to nest something
> independent of the
> > > enclosing document within its own subwindow,
> >
> > I have a bit of a problem with your wording here, based on
> conclusions drawn
> > earlier in this thread.
> >
> > We established that an embedded *HTML* document should be
> independent of the
> > host document, in its own subwindow, and thus the "base
> background" of the
> > inclusion should be the UA-specific default backgound. I'm
> not convinced
> > it's appropriate to state things in these terms for *all*
> media types.
>
> I think that it is (where such concepts make sense for the
> media type).
> Using CSS (or another stylesheet language) you can alter the
> behaviour to
> fit your needs in any case.

On the contrary, this thread has already reached the conclusion that you
*can't*. Please read back in the thread a bit.

Braden
Received on Tuesday, 4 August 1998 15:54:22 GMT

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