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RE: what happens if first-line contains markup?

From: Chris Wilson (PSD) <cwilso@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 1996 16:38:25 -0700
Message-Id: <c=US%a=_%p=msft%l=RED-76-MSG-960625233825Z-10017@abash1.microsoft.com>
To: "'preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com'" <preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com>, "'lauren@sqwest.bc.ca'" <lauren@sqwest.bc.ca>
Cc: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>, "'html-erb@w3.org'" <html-erb@w3.org>
lauren@sqwest.bc.ca wrote:
>>This raises another question that I've been thinking about for a while -
>>it says that the STYLE attribute should win. This means that if someone
>>is silly enough to write 
>><FONT COLOR="red" STYLE="color: blue"> that they should get blue text.
>>Or does this sentence only apply to the ALIGN attribute?

Nope, you're right - in fact, MSIE supports "<I
STYLE='font-style:none'>" as normal text.  Give 'em enough rope to hang
themselves, I always say.  :^)

Chris Wilson
Received on Tuesday, 25 June 1996 19:39:21 UTC

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