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Re: what happens if first-line contains markup?

From: Hakon Lie <howcome@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 1996 17:24:02 +0200
Message-Id: <199606261524.RAA08585@www4.inria.fr>
To: lauren@sqwest.bc.ca (Lauren Wood)
Cc: preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com, cwilso@microsoft.com, www-style@w3.org, html-erb@w3.org
Lauren Wood writes:

 > 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.

Since the two are in direct conflict, the STYLE attribute should win
(as defined in 3.2 of the CSS1 spec). It's less clear for other
stylisitc attributes, and the spec does not dictate any behavior.
Perhaps we should?

Regards,

-h&kon

Hakon W Lie, W3C/INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, France
http://www.w3.org/people/howcome  howcome@w3.org
Received on Wednesday, 26 June 1996 11:24:18 GMT

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