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CSS Cascade order and Accessibility

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
Date: Thu, 04 Dec 1997 12:57:36 +1100
Message-ID: <34860E0F.A174000D@srl.rmit.edu.au>
To: www-style@w3.org
A CSS conforming Browser requires that Author Styles be weighted higher
than Reader Style.
The Working Draft (CSS2) then goes on to point out the inherent
stupidity, and says it is important to have some way to override this.
But there is no requirement in the standard. Surely it makes more sense
to allow readers' styles greater weight than authors'. It would then
make sense to allow the reader to make !unimportant declarations, which
is analagous to changing UA default settings.

Charles McCathieNevile
Received on Wednesday, 3 December 1997 20:58:14 GMT

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