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Re: Properties of HTML style

From: Rainer Klute <klute@nads.de>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 1996 17:51:33 +0200
Message-Id: <199607231551.RAA03214@heike.nads.de>
To: Chris Ridd <C.Ridd@imc.exec.nhs.uk>
Cc: Bert Bos <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>, www-style@w3.org, "Rainer Klute" <klute@nads.de>
>MSIE3.0beta2 doesn't seem to recognise the CSS1 features which mirror
>the HTML extensions like '<body background=foo.gif>' (ie 'body
>{"background: url(foo.gif)}'), which is a little frustrating.

MSIE3.0beta2 seems to ignore styles for BODY resp. HTML at all. 
It also doesn't implement alternate font lookup, padding, color 
blend, word spacing and letter spacing - to name just a few.

Microsoft deserves honor for implementing cascading style sheet 
in the first browser with a significant market share, but there 
is still a lot of work to be done.

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