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RE: CSS equivalent to the NOBR tag?

From: Braden N. McDaniel <braden@shadow.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 02:35:45 -0400
To: "Frank Boumphrey" <bckman@ix.netcom.com>, "Andrew n marshall" <amarshal@usc.edu>
Cc: "W3C HTML Mailing List" <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000e01bdeaaa$38a43f30$01000080@bonezero>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Boumphrey [mailto:bckman@ix.netcom.com]
> Sent: Monday, September 28, 1998 12:55 AM
> To: Andrew n marshall; braden@endoframe.com
> Cc: W3C HTML Mailing List
> Subject: Re: CSS equivalent to the NOBR tag?

> >> Remember that style sheets are *just suggestions*.
> Not really. A conforming browser should do what it is instructed to do by
> the style sheet, in the spirit of "Ours not to reason why, Ours just to do
> and die" (The charge of the light brigade)

Yes, but no single style sheet can "know" that it is the last one in the
cascade. Certainly a browser that claims to support CSS should not just up
and ignore certain properties; my point was that that styles can always be
overridden by other styles.


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