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RE: draft-ietf-html-style-00.txt & class as a general selector

From: Chris Wilson (PSD) <cwilso@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 1995 08:25:50 -0800
Message-Id: <c=US%a=_%p=msft%l=RED-73-MSG951207082534CK00BB06@red-02-imc.itg.microsoft.com>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
David Seibert wrote:
>By "set a global class" I assume you mean to declare properties that will 
>apply to all html elements?  Following the Nov. 23 draft of CSS1, the 
>simplest way to do this is to declare those properties as style for the 
><html> tag; all elements should then inherit those properties.

No, I meant a selector class that does not apply to only one type of 
element: e.g., a class "foo" that could be used in the following context:
<h1 class=foo>
<li class=foo>

I understand how to set a class that applies to everything.  Sorry, my use 
of the word "global" wasn't very clear.

Received on Thursday, 7 December 1995 11:26:22 UTC

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