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Re: Properties of HTML style

From: Chris Ridd <C.Ridd@imc.exec.nhs.uk>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 1996 09:42:44 +0100
Message-Id: <31F5E204.2FF1@imc.exec.nhs.uk>
To: Carl Morris <msftrncs@htcnet.com>
Cc: WWW Style List <www-style@w3.org>

Carl Morris wrote:
> | From: Chris Ridd <C.Ridd@imc.exec.nhs.uk>
> | To: Bert Bos <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>
> | Cc: www-style@w3.org
> | Subject: Re: Properties of HTML style
> | Date: Tuesday, July 23, 1996 10:31 AM
> | 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.
> MSIE supports this property just fine.  There are lots its missing...
> one site to check during daylight hours only is in my sig...  there is
> a link to another site about what MSIE doesn't support... I welcome all
> to take a look.... offer suggestions...

Well, I just discovered that it does in fact work, but *only* when you
embed the stylesheet in the HTML document viz:
<style type="text/css"><!--
BODY { background: url(foo.gif) white; }

It doesn't work when linking in an external stylesheet viz:
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="foo.css">

Received on Wednesday, 24 July 1996 04:43:29 UTC

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