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Re: CSS equivalent to the NOBR tag?

From: Sue Sims <sjacct@worldnet.att.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 10:44:50 -0400
Message-ID: <360FA0E2.D748C11B@worldnet.att.net>
To: W3C HTML Mailing List <www-html@w3.org>
Frank Boumphrey wrote:
> ...in response to Braden's

> >> Remember that style sheets are *just suggestions*.
 
> Not really. 

Yes, really. The omitted 'author's' preceding 'style sheets' is implied.
Whatever the author *suggests* can be overriden by _me_, the user. 

> 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)

A conforming browser should do what it is instructed to do by the
*user*, whether that is via a user style sheet or user preferences.
Anything else is just a *suggestion* by the document author.
-- 
Sue Sims
http://css.nu/
Received on Monday, 28 September 1998 10:45:20 GMT

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